VIDEO: 3 Chicago Officers Seriously Injured in Squad Car Crash
Three Chicago police officers were seriously hurt when their marked squad car was hit by another car in the Gresham neighborhood, according to police and witnesses. A passenger in the other car was also injured in the crash, which occurred about 8:20 p.m. Wednesday.
The three police officers were all in serious condition but "were doing very well," a police source told the Chicago Tribune. One officer had a head injury. The passenger was also listed in serious condition.
A firefighter was also hospitalized after being injured while removing the officers from the car, according to fire officials. The firefighter was taken to Little Company of Mary Hospital in fair-to-serious condition and was treated and released.