Our Pledge To You

News

Chicago police officers crash into light pole in Austin, 1 injured

The officers were attempting to avoid another vehicle when they struck a light pole Wednesday in the 5300 block of West Madison Street. | Chicago police

A Chicago police officer was injured Wednesday night after crashing their vehicle in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.

Two officers responding to a domestic battery call were attempting to avoid another vehicle when their vehicle struck a light pole at 7:04 p.m. in the 5300 block of West Madison Street, according to Chicago police.

One officer was taken to Loyola University Medical Center with an injured wrist, police said. Nobody else was injured.