Dave Kaptain, an Elgin city councilman and mayoral candidate, and his wife were struck by a police car as they cross the street in downtown Elgin Thursday night, authorities said. <SNIP> ~snip~ <SNIP> Kaptain said the car was only going about 2 mph and that the young officer driving the vehicle was very apologetic. “I couldn’t help but feel sorry for him,” Kaptain said. “He didn’t know who I was.” Read more: http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20110218/news/702189928/#ixzz1ELfHmXCu How mortifying.... Guess Rookies make mistakes too? Couldn't help finding a little chuckle with this story and glad no one was hurt. I hope the Rookie picked up their dinner tab.