CHICAGO -- A person was pinned under a CTA bus and seriously injured Tuesday afternoon on Interstate 290 near the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.
Authorities were called about 4:15 p.m. to the crash on inbound I-290 and Central Avenue, Illinois State police said. A 35-year-old woman walked into traffic as a CTA bus was traveling eastbound on I-290.
She was trapped under the bus during the collision, state police said. Lanes were closed for about an hour and a half for investigation.
The person was pulled from underneath the bus and taken to Stroger Hospital, state police said. The person's injuries were thought to be serious but not life-threatening.
The crash remains under investigation.
(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire - Copyright Chicago Sun-Times 2019.)
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