Seven injured in two-vehicle Chicago car accident involving police car

A Chicago car accident on Saturday in Logan Square has led to charges against a driver who allegedly hit a squad car.

The 29-year-old woman was charged with failure to produce a driver’s license, no insurance, damage to city property and failure to yield to a stop sign, according to police.

CBS2 reported the woman was driving a Toyota Sienna van shortly after 2 a.m. when she went through a stop sign and struck a police car in the intersection at 2133 N. Central Park and Shakespeare avenues.

The Chicago Breaking News Center reported a total of seven people were injured in the two-vehicle accident.

Three passengers in the van, a 17-year-old male, 17-year-old female and a 23-year-old woman, were transported to Illinois Masonic Medical Center with injuries.

The two police officers in the squad car were also transported to local hospitals with injuries, according to police.

The officers were treated and released; the Police Major Accidents Investigation Unit is investigating.

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