CHICAGO (WLS) -- A woman was arrested after striking a CPD officer Saturday night while attempting to flee a traffic stop in Garfield Park, police said.
According to police, around 8:00 p.m. officers in an unmarked car were pulling over a Jeep Cherokee for a traffic violation in the 100-block of South Pulaski Road. When officers approached the vehicle, the driver sped off, hitting one officer, police said.
The officer was transferred to a local hospital with an injury to his right foot, police said.
He is in good condition.
The driver, identified as a 25-year-old woman, was taken into custody without incident, police said.
No other injuries were reported.
Charges are pending.
Driver arrested after Chicago officer struck by vehicle attempting to flee traffic stop: police