1 in custody after 5 kids, Chicago police officer injured in Back of the Yards crash, CPD says

1 in custody after 5 kids, Chicago police officer injured in Back of the Yards crash, CPD says

CHICAGO (TOC) — One particular person was in custody after 5 youngsters and a Chicago police officer have been injured in a crash Sunday night in Again of the Yards on the South Facet, CPD stated.

The crash occurred within the 700 block of West Root Road at about 6:55 p.m., Chicago police stated.

A 29-year-old man was driving a white SUV northbound on Halsted at a excessive velocity when he disregarded a visitors mild and struck the driving force’s aspect of a minivan, which a 29-year-old lady was driving westbound on Root Road, police stated. The minivan then got here to a cease after putting a close-by pole.

The SUV then struck a sedan, which was stopped on the mild on Root Road, pushing right into a squad automotive, police stated. An officer within the squad automotive sustained an arm harm was transported to a close-by hospital in good situation.

5 youngsters, three boys and two ladies, have been transported to Comer Youngsters’s Hospital for minor accidents all in good situation, police stated.

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The sedan’s driver refused medical consideration.

The SUV’s driver was taken into custody and Space One detectives are investigating.

Police haven’t launched info on the incident.

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