CHICAGO (STMW) — Eight people were hurt when a car rear-ended a CTA bus in Brighton Park Sunday evening on the Southwest Side, authorities said.

The bus was heading south on Western Avenue when a van with its headlights off crashed into the back of the bus about 5:30 p.m., a CTA spokesman said.

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Eight people were taken to hospitals in fair-to-serious condition, according to the Chicago Fire Department. The bus driver was among those hurt, and the CTA said the injuries were considered minor.

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Chicago Police did not immediately provide more details.

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