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CTA Employee Injured In Tunnel On Near North Side

By Kate Shepherd in News on Jan 21, 2016 9:51PM

A CTA employee was injured in a tunnel this morning, authorities said.

The injury occurred in the Near North area southbound Red Line trains were suspended at the North and Clybourn station in Lincoln Park. The employee was taken to the hospital in fair-to-serious condition, according to fire officials.

It's not clear whether this morning's major CTA delays were at all related to the injury. Almost ever CTA train line experienced significant delays, with some trains standing for 20-plus minutes.