Illinois car accident injures 5 in Naperville

In the Chicago western suburb of Naperville, Illinois 5 people were injured in a car crash on Saturday night, according to the Naperville Sun. The 2 vehicle crash involved a Naperville police car, and a police officer was one of the injured.

The car crash took place at the intersection of Route 59 and 95th Street just before 6:30 p.m. The Naperville Police vehicle was eastbound on 95th when it collided with a motor vehicle that was northbound on 59. Both cars were seriously damaged.

The police officer and the 4 occupants of the other car were all hurt and taken to Edwards Hospital in Naperville, Illinois. The intersection was closed for hours due to the car accident.

The Naperville Police Department is handling the crash investigation and no tickets have been issued. The cause of the accident has not been reported. The Chicago Breaking News Center is reporting that a female officer was responding to an emergency call and had her emergency lights activated.

Also see the story as reported by the Daily Herald.