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Chicago Police Officer Injured In South Side Crash

By Mary Chappell

CHICAGO (CBS) — A Chicago Police officer was taken to the hospital after a crash Saturday evening in Park Manor.

The officer was traveling westbound in a marked squad car in the 300 block of East 71st Street around 7:40 p.m. when it was struck by a 2020 Hyundai sedan in the middle of an intersection, police said.

The crash caused the squad car to strike the rear end of a tow truck that was double-parked. The officer was taken to an area hospital in good condition and was expected to be treated and released, police said Saturday night.

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