CHICAGO -- More than a dozen people were injured when a minivan going the wrong way on a one-way street hit a CTA bus Friday in Austin on the West Side.
The crash happened about 7:40 p.m. in the 5300 block of West Chicago Avenue when a Honda minivan northbound on Lorel Avenue struck the bus at the intersection, Chicago police said. Lorel is a one-way street that runs south.
The driver of the minivan fled, police said.
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Fifteen passengers were taken to hospitals with "varying injuries," police and Chicago Fire Department officials said.
One person was in serious-to-critical condition, while another was listed in fair-to-serious condition, the fire department said. Thirteen others were in good-to-fair condition.
Police said the injuries were not life-threatening.
No one is in custody as police continue to investigate.
(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire - Copyright Chicago Sun-Times 2020.)
Wrong-way driver injures 15, 1 critically, in Austin CTA bus crash