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Driver charged with DUI after injuring 2 Chicago police officers in Englewood crash: police

A vehicle ran a red light and hit the squad car while it was in traffic in the 6300 block of South Wentworth Avenue, police said. Two officers were taken to a hospital in fair condition.

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Chicago police are questioning a driver who allegedly ran a red light and crashed into a squad car Sept. 5, 2020, in the 6300 block of South Wentworth Avenue.
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A driver was charged with driving under the influence after crashing into a Chicago police squad car Saturday and injuring two officers in Englewood on the South Side.

A vehicle ran a red light and hit the squad car while it was in regular traffic about 9:45 p.m. in the 6300 block of South Wentworth Avenue, Chicago police said.

Two officers in the squad car were taken to Little Company of Mary Hospital in fair condition for observation, according to police.

The driver of the vehicle that ran the light was also cited for disobeying a red light and failing to reduce speed, police said Monday morning.