2 arrested after striking CPD vehicle with stolen Audi: police

Two officers were injured in the crash and taken to an area hospital in good condition.

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Police car crashed with vehicle in South Chicago

Chicago police investigate the scene of a multi-vehicle crash involving a police squad car, Aug. 9, 2019, in the 8100 block of South Jeffery, in South Chicago.

Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

Two people are in custody after they crashed a stolen vehicle into a police squad car Friday in South Chicago.

About 11 p.m., officers were in a marked squad car westbound in the 8100 block of South Jeffery Boulevard when a male driving a stolen Audi eastbound swerved into oncoming traffic and struck them, Chicago police said.

Police crashed into a vehicle in South Chicago

Chicago police investigate the scene of a multi-vehicle crash involving a police squad car, Aug. 9, 2019, in the 8100 block of South Jeffery, in South Chicago.

Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

Two male officers were taken to an area hospital in good condition, police said.

Several weapons were recovered from the stolen vehicle, police said. Charges are pending for the two males in custody.

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