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Two CPD officers and driver injured in Jefferson Park crash

CHICAGO (SCS) — Two Chicago police officers and one other person were injured in an accident in the Jefferson Park neighborhood of Chicago on Saturday afternoon.

According to police at around 3:45 p.m., a 63-year-old man was traveling north in an SUV on the 4600 block of Central Avenue and turned left onto Eastwood in front of a marked Chicago Police Department vehicle heading toward the south.

The CPD vehicle struck the SUV on the passenger side.

The 63-year-old driver was transported to Lutheran General Hospital with a head injury in fair condition. Two CPD officers were taken to a nearby hospital, both in fair condition.

The driver of the SUV was cited for failure to yield and expired registration, police said.

Area Five detectives are investigating.


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