In Chicago, Illinois a police officer was critically injured on Wednesday in a multiple vehicle car crash on the South Side, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. The collision involved 3 vehicles, including a police department SUV, and occurred just before noon at 98th and Halsted. Four others were hurt in the accident.
The Chicago Police Officer was rushed by ambulance to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. An elderly couple was also taken to Christ, and 2 teens were taken to Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers in Evergreen Park.
The cause of the accident has not yet been reported. The accident shut down the southbound lanes of Halsted.
Click here to see accident photo from WBBM News Radio.