CHICAGO -- A Chicago police officer was injured during a chase on the city's Southwest Side.
Police say two men tried to escape officers after they were spotted stealing a van just before midnight.
The chase came to an end when they slammed into a pole and struck a squad car near Cermak and Laflin in Pilsen.
The two men and the officer were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Charges are pending against the suspects.