Chicago ambulance, squad car collide; 2 paramedics, 2 officers hurt

The vehicles were responding to a call of a person shot when they collided


By Alice Yin
Chicago Tribune

CHICAGO — A Chicago police squad car and a Chicago Fire Department ambulance collided Saturday night in Homan Square, leaving two officers and two paramedics injured.

About 10:10 p.m., the police and fire department vehicles were responding to a call of a person shot in the 3400 block of West Flournoy Street when they collided in the 3400 block of West Harrison Street, according to Chicago police.

The ambulance flipped on its side, and two paramedics were pulled out and hospitalized. Two officers in the squad car were also hospitalized. All four are expected to survive their injuries, police said.

No one else was injured.

Check back later for updates.

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