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Chicago driver hits police car after running red light

A Chicago car crash has resulted in injuries to a police sergeant and two others, according to the Chicago Tribune. The collision occurred when a motorist ran a red light, striking a police car that was then knocked into another car.

The crash occurred on the South Side just after 9:40 PM on Tuesday at Stony Island and 83rd Street. The at fault driver was traveling in a 2006 Audi southbound on Stony Island when she failed to stop at a stop light and struck a marked Chicago police car that was moving westbound 83rd St. The squad car was then knocked into a 1992 Mercedes.

The driver of the Audi, a 32-year-old woman, was taken by ambulance to Jackson Park Hospital. The sergeant was taken to Advocate Trinity Hospital and later released. The Mercedes driver was taken to South Shore Hospital. The exact injuries of each motorist were not reported.

The Audi driver was ticketed for driving to fast for conditions and driving without insurance. The Mercedes driver was ticketed for operating a vehicle with a suspended or revoked license.