Stroger suffers eye injury

August 27, 2009 3:51:38 PM PDT
Cook County board president Todd Stroger suffered an eye injury while playing basketball on Wednesday.Stroger plays frequently.

According to a spokesperson, Stroger was hurt after some accidental contact during a pickup game at the East Bank Club. He was treated in the emergency room of Stroger Hospital where he received eight stitches above his eye.

After leaving the hospital Stroger attended some meetings as he planned.