CHICAGO (CBS) — A woman died Tuesday night after a CTA bus hit her as it was making a turn in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side.
Police said the woman was crossing the street at the corner of 79th and Lafayette, when a CTA bus hit her as it was making a right turn. The bus was not in service at the time.READ MORE: Sprinkler System Floods Skokie Apartment Building While Dousing A Fire
The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Her identity has not yet been released.READ MORE: 4 People Shot When Gunman Opens Fire At Crowd In Jackson Park
The bus driver was cited for failing to drive with due care, police said.
“I saw them [police] leading the bus driver into the ambulance. I could tell he was very distraught, upset — he was crying and really couldn’t really walk,” said Adrienne Kennedy, who witnessed the accident.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Cooler Weekend Ahead
A CTA spokesperson said they are working with Chicago police as the investigation continues.