2 Chicago police officers injured in West Lawn crash

The officers were taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in good condition, according to police and fire officials.

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Chicago police work the scene where a police cruiser crashed into a home in the 6800 block of South Hamlin Avenue in the West Lawn neighborhood, Thursday, April 14, 2022. Two police officers were transported to an area hospital in “fair” condition.

Chicago police work the scene where a police cruiser crashed into a home in the 6800 block of South Hamlin Avenue in the West Lawn neighborhood, Thursday, April 14, 2022. Two police officers were transported to an area hospital in “fair” condition.

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Two Chicago police officers were injured when their squad car collided with a SUV Thursday night in the West Lawn neighborhood.

The officers were responding to a call, with lights and sirens activated, in the 6800 block of South Hamlin Avenue when they collided with a Nissan Pathfinder just after 7:30 p.m., Chicago police said.

The officers were taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in good condition, according to police and fire officials.

Chicago police work the scene where a police cruiser crashed into a home in the 6800 block of South Hamlin Avenue in the West Lawn neighborhood, Thursday, April 14, 2022. Two police officers were transported to an area hospital in “fair” condition.

Chicago police work the scene where a police cruiser crashed into a home in the 6800 block of South Hamlin Avenue in the West Lawn neighborhood, Thursday, April 14, 2022. Two police officers were transported to an area hospital in “fair” condition.

Tyler Pasciak LaRiviere/Sun-Times

The officers suffered injuries to the head, arm and shoulder, police said.

The 47-year-old woman driving the Nissan refused medical treatment, police said.

At the scene, the police SUV appeared to have crashed into a home on the corner of the block.

Citations are pending, according to police.

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