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3 Officers Injured When Car Slams Into Chicago Police SUV In South Austin

CHICAGO (CBS) -- A car plowed into a Chicago Police vehicle Monday night in the South Austin neighborhood, leaving three officers and a fourth person injured.

Police said at 9:06 p.m., three officers were headed north on Laramie Avenue in an unmarked police sport-utility vehicle when a blue Chrysler 200 traveling west on Fulton Street ran a stop sign and slammed into the police SUV.

The police SUV had its lights and sirens going at the time.

The three officers were taken to an area hospital for observation. One of the officers has a broken leg. A 19-year-old male passenger in the Chrysler was taken to Stroger Hospital of Cook County with unknown injuries, police said.

The male driver of the Chrysler, 20, was not injured and citations were pending against him.

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