CHICAGO - Five people, including two police officers, were injured in a crash Thursday in Grand Crossing on the South Side.
Officers in an unmarked squad car tried to pull over a Dodge Challenger about 8:40 p.m. and the driver sped off, Chicago police said. The officers were following the vehicle when the driver of the Challenger reversed at a high rate of speed and struck the unmarked squad car in the 1200 block of East 75th Street.
Two officers were taken to a hospital in fair condition, police said.
The 24-year-old man driving the Challenger was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in serious condition, police said. Two passengers, a 23-year-old woman and a 24-year-old man, were taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in fair condition.
A third passenger, a 22-year-old woman, refused medical treatment, police said.
Charges are pending, police said.