CPD squad car involved in Humboldt Park crash, 3 injured

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A Chicago police squad car was part of a two-car crash in the city's Humboldt Park neighborhood Friday.

The crash happened at the intersection of West Grand Avenue and North Sacramento Boulevard at about 4:45 p.m.

Police said a Jeep driving westbound on Grand struck the marked CPD squad car traveling south on Sacramento. The squad car had its lights and sirens on, en route to assist on a call, police said.

Police said the squad car also had a green light, and the Jeep had run a red light.

Two officers, men ages 48 and 28, were taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries, police and Chicago Fire Department officials said.

The 30-year-old woman driving the Jeep was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, also with non-life threatening injuries, authorities said.

An investigation by the Major Accidents Unit is ongoing.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.
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