Chicago police said that a sergeant was conducting a traffic stop around 8 p.m. at State Street and Grand Avenue on a red Honda. The driver refused to get out and put his car into gear, running down the officer and swerving into a crowd of people crossing the street.
A 5-year-old girl, a 38-year-old woman and another woman whose age wasn’t immediately known were injured, but are expected to recover.
The police officer's injuries are not life-threatening.
Police are still searching for the driver responsible.