Officers injured after squad car struck in Chicago Lawn

SHARE Officers injured after squad car struck in Chicago Lawn
SHARE Officers injured after squad car struck in Chicago Lawn

Charges are pending against a man whose vehicle allegedly rear-ended a Chicago Police squad car — injuring two officers — in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood.

The officers were in their marked squad car, parked in the 6800 block of South Western, when another vehicle struck it at 1:50 a.m., police said.

They were treated for minor injuries at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn and had been released as of Sunday afternoon, police said.

The 56-year-old man driving the other car was treated at Holy Cross Hospital and taken into police custody. Charges were pending against him Sunday afternoon, police said.

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