2 Chicago police officers injured squad crash in East Garfield Park

Two Chicago Police officers were injured when their squad car was hit by an alleged drunk driver on the West Side late Sunday. / photo from NVP

February 17, 2014 4:26:22 AM PST
Two Chicago police officers were injured in a car crash when a driver ran a red light in East Garfield Park, officials said.

The officers were responding to a call just before midnight Monday when their squad car was struck by another car on North Kedzie, officials said. A driver reportedly ran a red light, struck the police car and tried to flee the scene.

A man was taken into custody. Police say he may have been drinking.

Both officers are in stable condition.