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Stolen car runs red light, hits Chicago police vehicle in Englewood: police

Two Chicago police officers were taken to a hospital for observation, while two occupants of the Nissan sedan were hospitalized in serious condition with head injuries.

Four people, including two police officers were hospitalized after a vehicle hit a police car April 10, 2020, in Englewood.
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Two officers were hurt Friday after a stolen Nissan that hit a Chicago police squad car that allegedly ran a red light in Englewood on the South Side.

The officers were eastbound in a marked vehicle with its lights and sirens on about 2:50 a.m. in the 400 block of West 63rd Street when a Nissan sedan struck them, Chicago police said.

The Nissan was southbound on Normal Avenue with its headlights off, and police said the male driver ran a red light.

The officers were taken to a hospital for observation and are in good condition, police said. The driver of the Nissan and a female passenger were taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in serious condition with head injuries.

Police said three people were taken into custody from the Nissan, which was reported stolen from south suburban Calumet Park on Thursday.

Later Friday, police said no one was in custody in connection with the crash.

Area South detectives are investigating.

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