CHICAGO (CBS) — A bicyclist was recovering in the hospital Tuesday morning, after he was struck by a Brown Line ‘L’ train on the city’s Northwest Side.
The train was near the Kedzie station in the Albany Park neighborhood, when it struck a man on a bike just after 10:30 p.m. Monday.READ MORE: Northwestern University Bans All Social Activities At Campus Fraternities Until At Least Mid-October After Reports Of Drugging
The Brown Line runs at grade level in that area, and the cyclist apparently went around the lowered gates and was hit by the train, according to Chicago Transit Authority spokesman Brian Steele.
The man was transported to Swedish Covenant Hospital in serious condition.READ MORE: Evanston Police Called To A Stabbing, Fatal Shooting Incident
CTA crews on the scene reported the man stood up and was walking after being hit, Steele said.
The incident temporarily halted all Brown Line trains between the Kimball and Belmont stations, but normal service resumed by 11 p.m., according to the transit agency.MORE NEWS: Family Remembers Azul De La Garza, Young Woman Shot And Killed In West Elsdon, As 'Beautiful Soul' With A Future In Art
The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.