1 arrested in crash involving CPD officer

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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago police say one person is in custody with charges pending after a CPD vehicle was involved in a crash in Bridgeport Monday.

Police say the police car was driving southbound in the 3500-block of South Halsted when a vehicle traveling northbound veered out of their lane and struck the police car. The officer was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries and is in good condition.

The driver of the offending vehicle struck a Chicago firefighters after becoming combative, police said. The firefighter was taken to a local hospital to treat a laceration, while the driver was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition and is in police custody. Charges are pending.