5 Chicago police officers hurt when vehicles collide

Updated 11/21/2019 1:49 PM

CHICAGO -- Authorities say five officers have been hurt after two Chicago police vehicles collided at an intersection while responding to a call.

Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford says two officers were hospitalized in serious condition the three others had their conditions stabilized before being taken to a hospital.


Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi (goo-lee-EHL'-mee) says the officers have non-life-threatening injuries.

Guglielmi says they were responding to a call of shots fired when the crash occurred.

Police say the vehicle the officers were chasing was later found abandoned. No suspects are in custody.

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