Person Struck By Red Line Train In Loop

CHICAGO (CBS) — A person was struck by a Red Line train Sunday morning in the Loop.

The male was struck by a train at the Lake station at 188 N. State St. at 9:01 a.m., according to Chicago Police and CTA officials.

He was taken conscious but in critical condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, authorities said.

Red Line trains were rerouted to the elevated tracks for about half an hour, but resumed normal routing at 9:30 a.m., according to CTA spokeswoman Tammy Chase.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2016. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.) 

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