Yellow Line Service Delayed After Crash

SKOKIE, Ill. (STMW) — Service along the CTA’s Yellow Line is delayed after a train collided with a vehicle near in the north suburbs.

The crash was reported about 4:34 p.m. after a vehicle drove around lowered gates near the Oakton Street station, striking a southbound Yellow Line train, CTA spokeswoman Catherine Hosinski said, citing preliminary information.Approximately six passengers were on the train, but no injuries were reported, Hosinski said.

CTA customers can use the No. 97 Skokie bus as an alternative.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2014. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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