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(Photo from Chelsea police)

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CHELSEA (CBS) – A pregnant woman, a police officer and one other person were injured in a three-car crash in Chelsea early Friday morning.

Around 2:20 a.m., Police say Elvin Maldonado, 37, of Hyde Park was speeding on the southbound side of Route 1 when his car slammed into a minivan right at the start of a road construction site.

The chain reaction sent the minivan crashing into a police car that was parked at the site.

A pregnant woman and another person in the minivan were taken to the hospital for precautionary measures.

A 35-year-old Chelsea police officer who sitting in the police cruiser was also injured.

All three are being treated for non-life threatening injuries at Massachusetts General Hospital.

(Photo from Chelsea police)

(Photo from Chelsea police)

Maldonado was arrested and charged with reckless operation.

He will be arraigned Friday in Chelsea District Court.


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