Officer hit by car, injured on Near NW Side

August 15, 2010 7:49:31 PM PDT
A Chicago police officer broke his leg after being hit by a car this afternoon on the city's Near Northwest Side.

The officer was hit close to the intersection of Grand, Milwaukee, and Halsted.

At least one police vehicle was damaged at the scene as well.

While it's not clear what led to the incident, police say officers were responding to a call of a domestic disturbance in the area.