Chicago police squad car hits Lawndale building; 3 officers hurt

ByABC 7 Chicago Digital Team via WLS logo
Sunday, July 12, 2020
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Three Chicago police officers were hurt when an unmarked squad car crashed into a building.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Three Chicago police officers were hurt in a crash Saturday in Lawndale on the West Side.

The officers were traveling south in an unmarked car about 5:50 p.m. when, for an unknown reason, they crashed into a building in the 1300-block of South Homan Avenue, Chicago police said.

The officers were hospitalized with injuries that were not thought to be life-threatening, police said.

No other injuries were reported.

On Wednesday, an unmarked Chicago police car struck and killed a man riding a motorized bike on the South Side. The three officers were seriously injured and hospitalized at Advocate Christ Medical Center, police said. They were later listed in fair condition.

Sun-Times Media contributed to this report.