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Two officers among five hurt in West Side crash

(CHICAGO) Two police officers and three others were injured in a rollover crash on the West Side early Friday.

The accident happened in the 3400 block of West Congress in the East Garfield Park neighborhood at 12:10 a.m., police said.

A police squad SUV was heading north on Homan when it was struck by a black car heading west on Congress, police said. The crash caused the SUV to flip onto its roof.

Two officers were taken to an unspecified hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

The 19-year-old woman driving the car and a woman riding passenger were taken to Stroger Hospital, police said. A man in the car was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital. All had non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

Alcohol is not suspected as a factor, police said. Citations are pending against the 19-year-old.

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