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.
Red Line Line trains are standing at Chicago due to a medical emergency on the tracks; crews working to restore service.— cta (@cta) December 20, 2016
Red Line subway trains rerouted to elevated lines between Fullerton and Cermak-Chinatown due to a medical emergency on tracks at Chicago.— cta (@cta) December 20, 2016
Red Line service is resuming normal routing, via subway, between Fullerton & Cermak-Chinatown after an earlier reroute. Allow extra time.— cta (@cta) December 20, 2016