Several People Injured When Bus Collides with Semi

Friday, Aug 30, 2013  |  Updated 1:20 PM CDT
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Several people were injured Friday when a CTA bus collided with a semi on Chicago’s Southwest Side.

Several people were injured Friday when a CTA bus collided with a semi on Chicago’s Southwest Side.

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Several people were injured Friday when a CTA bus collided with a semi truck on Chicago’s Near West Side.

The accident took place around 10:20 a.m. Friday in the 2400 block of West 15th Place near South Western Avenue, according to police and Fire Media Affairs.

According to Fire Media, five people were transported in fair-to-serious condition, and one other was taken in good condition, while 18 people refused treatment.

Chicago Police News Affairs, however, said five people were transported with non-life threatening injuries.

A level one HAZMAT was also called at the accident due to a diesel fuel spill at the scene, officials said.

Check back fore more details on this developing story.

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