CHICAGO — A woman attempted to flee the scene after crashing into a police car in Calumet Heights Sunday night, police said
Around 10:45 p.m. Sunday, a police SUV responding to an emergency call was driving northbound on South Jeffery Boulevard when it was struck by a silver sedan heading westbound on 89th Street. The crash forced forced the police SUV into another SUV and caused the police vehicle to flip over, said Officer Jose Estrada, a police spokesman.
The woman who was driving the sedan got out of her car and tried to run away. Officers responding to the accident took the woman into custody and charges are pending against her, Estrada said.
The two officers were taken to area hospitals with non-life threatening injuries, Estrada said.