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2 police officers injured in NW Side hit-and-run crash with stolen car

Chicago police squad car file photo

Sun-Times file photo

Two Chicago police officers were injured early Saturday when a driver crashed a stolen car into their police SUV in the Irving Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

The on-duty officers were driving about 2:30 a.m. in the 3200 block of West Irving Park Road when their SUV was struck by a black Honda Accord that was traveling south on Spaulding Avenue, Chicago police said.

The officers were treated at a hospital, police said. One possibly had broken ribs and the other was suffering from neck pain.

The Honda’s male driver ran from the crash, police said.┬áHis 25-year-old female passenger was treated at a hospital for facial injuries.

The Accord had been reported stolen earlier Saturday from west suburban Schiller Park, police said.

No one was in custody, police said.