Howard-bound CTA Red Line trains briefly diverted to elevated tracks due to injured rider

CTA Red Line trains heading north to Howard were temporarily rerouted to the elevated tracks Wednesday morning after a passenger was injured at the Monroe station.

CTA Red Line trains heading north to Howard were temporarily rerouted to the elevated tracks Wednesday morning after a woman's foot reportedly got stuck between a train and the platform at the Monroe station.

First responders were on the scene around 8:30 a.m. The woman was transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital for observation. She is expected to be OK.

All northbound trains were diverted to the elevated tracks between Cermak-Chinatown and Fullerton for a short time. Southbound Red Line trains heading to 95th Street are not affected.

Red Line trains resumed normal service with delays around 8:45 a.m.
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