CHICAGO (CBS) — Four people, including a child, were injured Thursday night in when a Metra train and a car were involved in an accident in South Shore.

The accident happened on the Metra Electric South Chicago Line at 71st Street and Merrill Avenue. A small red car was seen smashed next to the train.

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As CBS 2’s Charlie De Mar reported, the Fire Department said when they arrived, everyone was actually out of the car after bystanders pulled them out.

A witness, Victor, said he was walking west on 71st Street when he saw a red car turn in front of the train as it was coming and get hit.

“When the train hit, it pushed the car into the guardrail,” he said.

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Victor said he saw a child get pulled out.

“I noticed he was bleeding from his mouth, and what I heard from those in the car, that he hit his mouth on something,” he said.

The Fire Department said a child was taken to the University of Chicago’s Comer Children’s Hospital, while three adults were taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center. All were in serious-to-critical condition.

The Metra Electric train was shut down in both directions.

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