2 Chicago police officers hurt after driver blows red light, crashes into squad car

The southbound driver went through a light at 87th and South Chicago Avenue in the Calumet Heights neighborhood on the South Side on Wednesday.

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A driver blew through a red light and struck a police car, injuring two Chicago police officers inside, Wednesday night in Calumet Heights on the South Side.

The southbound driver went through a light at 87th and South Chicago Avenue and struck the passenger side of the squad car around 11:50 p.m., police said.

The officers were taken to a hospital for observation and were listed in good condition.

The driver was issued citations.

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