Cop seriously injured in 3-car crash May 27, 2009 2:38 PM | 1 Comment |
The scene of the crash at 98th Street and Halsted Street that involved three cars and injured 5 people including a Chicago police officer. (Mike Anzaldi/for the Chicago Tribune)
A police officer was seriously injured in a three-vehicle crash on the South Side at midday, authorities said. Four other people also were hurt.
A source said that police were trying to find the officer's weapon. As of 1:48 p.m., about two hours after the accident, the gun had not been located.
The officer was taken in critical condition to Advocate Christ Hospital Medical Center in Oak Lawn from the crash at 98th and Halsted Streets, said Quention Curtis, a spokesman for the Chicago Fire Department.
An older man and woman also were taken to Christ Hospital, and two teenagers were taken to Little Company of Mary Hospital, with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.
The crash, which involved three cars, happened about 11:45 a.m., said Police News Affairs Officer Laura Kubiak.
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