Two CPD officers hospitalized after crash with van

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CHICAGO – Two police officers are hospitalized this morning after their cruiser and a van collided.

It happened just before 10 last night in the 3400 block of W. Lake.

The squad car was traveling south on Homan when a van blew a red light and struck the front end of the police car.

The driver and passenger took off.

One officer in the squad car was taken to the hospital.  Another officer took off after the suspects.  That officer was hurt while chasing them.

Two people are in custody.