Chicago police officers save choking child

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CHICAGO -- A team of Chicago police officers on patrol in Englewood is being credited with saving the life of a child.

Police pulled over a speeding car at 8 p.m. Saturday night, near Union Avenue and Marquette Road.

The woman driving told them her child was choking.

The officers pulled the 2-year-old girl out of the car, and started performing the Heimlich maneuver on her.

They felt they were running out of time, so they put the child in a police car and rushed her to the hospital while an officer tended to the girl in the back seat.

The child, who possibly swallowed a piece of candy that became lodged in her throat, was revived by the time she reached the hospital.