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