17-year-old boy charged after West Englewood crash with CPD vehicle

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Two police officers were seriously injured Monday evening when a Hummer crashed into their squad car. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

Charges have been filed against a 17-year-old boy after a crash Monday night that injured four people, including two Chicago Police officers, in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.

The officers were pursuing a suspected robber in a Hummer SUV when the vehicles collided just before 8 p.m. in the 1600 block of West Marquette, according to Chicago Police and the Chicago Fire Department.

The two officers were taken to a hospital in serious condition, authorities said. The suspect and one other person were alsotaken to hospitals in good condition. None of the injuries were thought to be life-threatening.

The boy was charged with a felony count of possession of a stolen motor vehicle, a felony count of aggravated fleeing causing bodily harm and two felony counts of robbery armed with a firearm, police said Wednesday.

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