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5 Injured In CTA Bus Crash Thursday In Greater Grand Crossing

By Rachel Cromidas in News on Dec 15, 2016 9:05PM

75th and King, photo via Google Street View.

Five people were injured in a Greater Grand Crossing CTA bus crash Thursday morning, according to the CTA.

A #75 CTA bus heading east hit a vehicle near the intersection of 75th Street and King Drive shortly before noon Thursday.

Three people who were injured were riding the bus at the time, including the bus operator, a CTA spokesman told Chicagoist. Two people were taken to area hospitals in serious-to-critical condition, and three were taken to other hospitals in fair-to-serious condition, the Sun-Times reports. The #75 bus was temporarily re-routed by the CTA this afternoon, but the re-route has ended.

bus made contact with auto at 75th and king.. 11:50a, prelim- 3 pppl including operator reporting injury.