A male police officer was seriously injured during a traffic stop near the 95th Street Red Line “L” station on Monday evening, according to the Chicago Fire Department and Chicago Police Department.
Officers pulled over a Chevy Impala in the 9500 block of South Lafayette Avenue in the Princeton Park neighborhood, according to Chicago police. The driver started to drive off with an officer on the driver’s side door, dragging the officer.
The Impala then hit a concrete pillar, causing the officer to be thrown from the driver’s side door, police said. The officer hit a “fixed object” as he was thrown.
Officer is listed in “Good Condition” at latest report. Best wishes for a speedy recovery.