7 injured when CTA bus strikes car on Lake Shore Drive

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

CHICAGO (WLS) -- CTA officials confirmed seven people were injured, including a bus operator, when a city bus hit a car on Lake Shore Drive Tuesday evening.

CTA said the #147 Outer Drive Express bus made contact with the car near Belmont Avenue while traveling northbound. Lanes were temporarily shut down while emergency services responded. Lanes reopened around 7:30 p.m.

Seven people were taken to area hospitals for treatment. No further details have been released.