CPD officer remains critical following West Side crash


CHICAGO — A Chicago police officer remains in critical condition Sunday after a crash between two police vehicles Saturday.

Six Chicago police officers were injured in the crash Saturday night on the West Side.

It happened at around 7:30 p.m., at South Springfield Avenue and West Jackson Boulevard in West Garfield Park, between a squad car and an unmarked CPD vehicle.

Police said four officers were in one squad car and two were in the others.

Circumstances on what led to the crash are not known at this time.

All six were transported to Stroger Hospital. One officer was initially transferred in serious condition and the others were treated for non life-threatening injuries.

On Sunday, Chicago police told WGN that the officer is in critical but stable condition.


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