Officer injured after stolen car crashes on South Side

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Thursday, January 1, 2015

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A Chicago police officer was hurt after a stolen car crashed near 59th and Wolcott.

Officers attempted to curb a stolen vehicle in the 6000-block of South Winchester around 2:30 p.m. when the suspect rammed a squad car and then struck an officer standing on the street, officials said.

The officer suffered an injury to his left leg and a concussion and was taken to Little Company of Mary with non-life threatening injuries.

One offender is in custody, police are searching for a second person.