CTA Orange Line running again with delays after woman falls on tracks

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CHICAGO — CTA Orange Line train service is operating with delays after a person fell on the tracks  at 35th/Archer Thursday

The incident happened at about 10:35 a.m., suspending service between Midway and Halsted for more about an hour.

According to the Chicago Tribune, a 29-year-old woman was looking at a train schedule while walking backward when she fell on the tracks. Police told the Tribune the train operator spotted the woman lying on the tracks and stopped the train, but she was run over by the train’s first car.

Chicago fire officials said the woman was transported to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition.


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