CHICAGO — A Chicago police officer was injured in a crash in the South Loop.
An officer was directing traffic at the intersection of Ida B. Wells Drive and Clark Street around 2:20 a.m. Thursday when the driver of a Dodge Charger failed to stop and struck the officer.
The driver, and a male passenger, were both taken into custody.
The officer was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Two guns were recovered from the Charger and police said the crash was alcohol-related.
No further information was provided.