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Chicago Train Collision: Over 40 Injured in Snow Equipment Clash

A Chicago commuter train crashed into snow-removal gear, injuring over 40 people, including children. The collision near the Howard CTA station involved a Yellow Line train and caused critical injuries. Investigations are ongoing, suspending multiple rail lines temporarily.

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A collision involving a Chicago commuter train and snow-removal equipment left more than 40 individuals injured, some critically. The incident occurred close to the Howard CTA station on the city's North Side. A Yellow Line train, carrying both commuters and transit workers, collided with slower-moving rail equipment just before 10:35 am, resulting in chaos and injuries.

Chicago Fire Department's second district chief, Robert Jurewicz, mentioned that 31 passengers and seven CTA workers were aboard the southbound train from Skokie during the collision.

Among the injured were 38 individuals, including four children. While 23 were transported to nearby hospitals, three of them were in critical condition. Thankfully, no life-threatening injuries were reported, although the train operator was among the seriously affected, as per the Chicago Sun-Times.

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Witnesses like Shayla Smith described a chaotic scene, recounting hearing a jarring collision sound, causing panic among passengers. Television footage depicted the train's end as severely damaged.

Emergency response teams established a triage center, attending to the injured, some of whom displayed heavy bleeding. The National Transportation Safety Board announced an investigation into the incident.

The crash prompted the temporary suspension of CTA's Red, Purple, and Yellow lines, disrupting commuter services. CTA officials stated that investigations are ongoing to determine the exact cause of the collision, underscoring the need for safety precautions and further inquiries into the matter.

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