CHICAGO (CBS)– Thirteen people were injured in a crash involving a CTA bus in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood Saturday.
EMS Plan 2 for the Auto Accident @ 79th and Damen, Eight (8) adults Red transported to various hospitals, Four (4) adults Green transported to various hospitals, One (1) Yellow peds transported to Comers, Five (5) refused treatment or transport. 4-1-8 NFI. pic.twitter.com/dmi2TAs3Ew
— Chicago Fire Media (@CFDMedia) July 25, 2020
According to police, a Hyundai heading eastbound on 79th Street drove through a red light and struck a blue Dodge shortly before 10 a.m. The impact of the crash caused the Hyundai to flip over and strike the CTA bus and a Chevy van.
According to the Chicago Fire Department, eight adults were taken to various hospitals in serious to critical condition, four adults were taken to hospitals in good to fair condition, and one child was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in fair to serious condition. Five other people involved in the crash refused medical treatment.
Police said citations are pending further investigation.
This is a developing story.