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Green Line Derails

By Margaret Lyons in News on May 28, 2008 5:16PM

Breaking news: A Green Line train derailed near the 55th/Garfield stop, and preliminary reports indicate that several people were injured but none of them critically. According to CBS 2, "One train car continued due south, while another decoupled and veered off to the west." And the Trib notes that "the derailment occurred on elevated tracks, but the cars did not fall to the street," which is now our new nightmare.

Photo via NBC 5

More than 20 people are being treated for injuries at the scene, and 14 people have been taken to hospitals so far.

Green Line trains aren't running from 63rd /Ashland to 55th/Garfield or from 63rd/Cottage to 55th/Garfield. [S-T, CTA, Trib, CBS 2]