Trains on Chicago’s Blue Line Collide – 33 Passengers Injured

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Two trains collided in Chicago on Monday morning, Sept. 30, injuring more than 30 passengers. The collision happened around 8 a.m. on the Chicago Transit Authority’s Blue Line, when an eastbound train struck a westbound train. The trains were in the Forest Park branch on the Blue Line, a northwest section near O’Hare International Airport.

Of the 33 people injured in the accident, a CTA spokesperson said 9 had to be taken to nearby hospitals. In a CTA tweet, the injuries were described as minor. Mayor of Forest Park, Anthony Calderone reported that the injuries were mostly complaints of neck and back pain.

By: Lisa Nance

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One Response to Trains on Chicago’s Blue Line Collide – 33 Passengers Injured

  1. Jeff Delhaye September 30, 2013 at 11:12 am

    west (NOT NORTHWEST) suburbs, NOT anywhere near ohare…your editors should use a REAL map, happened at harlem (rt 43) and 290

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