A Chicago police officer was injured this morning when he was struck by car that then sped off on the South Side.
The officer was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn for
treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
The officer was standing outside of his police car, conducting a street stop
in the 7900 block of South Wabash Avenue in the Chatham neighborhood around
12:30 a.m., when the car hit him.
Police later found the car in the 7900 block of South Prairie Avenue, but the
driver was not around