CPD: Motorcycle crashes into police SUV, 2 hurt

August 30, 2011 5:40:13 AM PDT
A Chicago police officer and a motorcyclist were hurt in a crash on the city's South Side Tuesday.

Police say the motorcycle smashed head on into a police car at approximately 2 a.m. in the 8500-block of South Chicago.

The motorcyclist was taken to a hospital in serious condition. The police officer was treated and released.

Officers were reportedly in the area because a large group of motorcyclists had been dragracing on South Chicago Avenue.