(STMW) — A man who fell onto the CTA tracks at the Logan Square station has been taken to a hospital in critical condition with burns.

The man fell onto the tracks about 4:30 p.m. at the Logan Square Blue Line station in the 2600 block of North Milwaukee, authorities said.

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The man made contact with the electrically-charged third rail and paramedics took him in critical condition to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center with burns, according to Fire Media Affairs.

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The CTA said Forest Park-bound Blue Line trains were temporarily halted because of the “unauthorized person on the tracks,” a CTA rider alert said.

As of 5 p.m. service was being resumed with “residual delays,” according to the CTA. Commuters were advised to allow extra travel time.

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