CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago Transit Authority Brown Line trains were halted at the Chicago Avenue stop for some time Thursday evening after a man got stuck while trying to get off a train.
The man was stepping off the train at the Chicago/Franklin stop, and he missed the platform, the Fire Department said. His foot and leg got stuck between the platform and the train car.READ MORE: 8-Year-Old Boy Shot, Killed While Playing On Front Porch In Markham
The man’s cries for help sent a flurry of first responders to the scene. He was rushed to Northwestern Memorial Hospital after he was freed.READ MORE: Fraternity Chapter At Northwestern University Under Cease-And-Desist Order Amid Drugging Claims; Student Who Claims She Was Drugged Comes Forward In Op-Ed
Meanwhile, power was shut down at Chicago/Franklin for the injured passenger for some time. Service had returned to normal by 9:24 p.m.
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The issue comes not long after significant delays were reported on the Loop ‘L’ lines due to a sick customer.