Recruit Injured Helping Motorist
Daniel Vazquez, a newly minted police officer, was on his way home from a South Side district when he noticed a car had just crashed on the Stevenson Expressway and stopped to help.He suffered head injuries and was reported in critical condition at Stroger Hospital. His family said this afternoon he had been bleeding from his brain and was under sedation.
Vazquez got out of his car to check on the uninjured driver when he was hit by another car at about 12:45 a.m. today at Damen Avenue, according to the state police.
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