Chicago police officer seriously injured in East Garfield Park crash; teen driver cited

Chicago police officer seriously injured in East Garfield Park crash; teen driver cited

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Workforce by way of

Friday, July 29, 2022 11:55PM

CHICAGO (TOC) — Chicago police stated an officer was significantly injured in a automobile crash in East Garfield Park Friday afternoon.

Police stated the officer was driving westbound within the 3600-block of West Madison Avenue with lights and sirens activated once they had been struck by a sedan driving south on Central Park Avenue.

The officer was taken to Stroger Hospital in severe situation with blunt trauma to the top, police stated. The 17-year-old driver of the sedan suffered some cuts and different accidents and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in truthful situation.

The motive force has been cited for failure to yield to an emergency automobile, driving with out a license and working an uninsured automobile.

Main Accidents is investigating the crash, CPD stated.

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