CTA bus and SUV collide; 15 people injured

An SUV collided with a CTA bus in the Gage Park neighborhood Monday morning leaving at least 15 people injured.

The accident occurred near 50th and Western, according to Chicago Fire Department Media Affairs.

Witnesses said the SUV drifted into on-coming traffic and crashed into the bus. The driver of the SUV had to be extricated from the vehicle and was taken to the hospital in serious-to-critical condition.

Two children inside the SUV were taken to the hospital in fair-to-serious condition.

12 people on the bus, including the driver, were taken to area hospitals with non-life threatening injuries.

 

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