CHICAGO (CBS) — The CTA Blue Line has been suspended between Wicker Park and the Near West Side due to a medical emergency on the tracks.
The Chicago Transit Authority said service was suspended between the Damen stop in Wicker Park and the Racine stop on the Near West Side – a stretch that includes the entire downtown area leg of the line.READ MORE: Fight Over Counterfeit Tickets Sends 3 People Crashing Through Window At Congress Hotel Near Lollapalooza
Trains were only running between Damen and the O’Hare terminal and between Racine and the Forest Park terminal.
Shuttle buses were available as a replacement.READ MORE: DaBaby Pulled From Lollapalooza Lineup Amid Backlash Over Homophobic Remarks And 'Insensitive' Comments on HIV/AIDS
CHECK: CTA Updates
The CTA did not specify the nature of the medical emergency, which happened at the Grand stop at Milwaukee and Grand avenues and Halsted Street.
Also From CBS Chicago:MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Sunny And Dry With A Gradual Warmup
- Strangers Step In And Go All Out For Woman Who Was Left Homeless, Scared, And Living In Car With Her Two Cats
- Brighton Park Suffers From Serious Gang Issues, But Also Has Vigilant Neighbors Stepping In
- COVID-19 In Chicago: Stay-At-Home Advisory Begins Monday For City; Doctor Weighs In On How It Will Work