Cops Injured in Wreck
Three police officers were injured this morning after a man looking for a way home allegedly stole a taxi cab in the Gold Coast neighborhood and then struck a police car as he was fleeing, police said.
The incident was reported at 7:37 a.m. outside a Starbucks coffee shop at Dearborn and Division Streets when the cab driver flagged down a police officer to report that his cab had just been taken while he was inside the coffee shop, said Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer [...]
The man then drove the cab east on Division Street before turning south on State Street and then west on Walton Street when he went through a red light and struck a squad car carrying two officers with the Mass Transit Unit....
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