1 in custody after 5 kids, Chicago police officer injured in Back of the Yards car crash on South Side, department says
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CHICAGO (WLS) — One person was in custody after five children and a Chicago police officer were injured in a crash Sunday evening in Back of the Yards on the South Side, CPD said.

The crash happened in the 700 block of West Root Street at about 6:55 p.m., Chicago police said.

A 29-year-old man was driving a white SUV northbound on Halsted at a high speed when he disregarded a traffic light and struck the driver’s side of a minivan, which a 29-year-old woman was driving westbound on Root Street, police said. The minivan then came to a stop after striking a nearby pole.

The SUV then struck a sedan, which was stopped at the light on Root Street, pushing into a squad car, police said. An officer in the squad car sustained an arm injury was transported to a nearby hospital in good condition.

Five children, three boys and two girls, were transported to Comer Children’s Hospital for minor injuries all in good condition, police said.

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The sedan’s driver refused medical attention.

The SUV’s driver was taken into custody and Area One detectives are investigating.

Police have not released information on the incident.

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