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Police Officer Injured in Accident

By Alex Parker | December 31, 2012 2:50pm
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CHICAGO — A police officer was taken to the hospital after a car accident on the Northwest Side.

Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala said the officer was responding to a call of a burglary in progress when the police vehicle collided with an SUV at the interection of West George Street and North Sacramento Avenue around 1:15 p.m.

The officer was taken to Illinois Masonic Hospital, but Zala did not know the officer's condition, nor that of the driver.