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Person Struck By CTA Red Line Train At Chicago Avenue Station

By Stephen Gossett in News on Dec 20, 2016 9:06PM


A person was struck by a CTA Red Line train at the Chicago Ave station on Tuesday afternoon, according to the CTA.

The person was hit at around 12:35 p.m. by a northbound train, Jeff Tolman, a CTA spokesperson told Chicagoist. The person was transported to the hospital after the Chicago Fire Department responded, Tolman said. No further information on the victim's condition was immediately available.

Red Line trains were temporarily rerouted aboveground between Fullerton and Cermak-Chinatown. Normal service was reinstated at 1 p.m.