Five Hurt After Vehicle Slams Into Bus Stop

Vehicle traveling north on Michigan Avenue near 103rd Street struck another vehicle at about 8:40 p.m.

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    The hospitalized victims included some people standing at the bus stop and some inside the vehicle, officials say.

    Five people were hospitalized after a vehicle hit a Chicago Transit Authority bus stop Tuesday night in the city's Roseland neighborhood.

    About 8:40 p.m., a vehicle traveling north on Michigan Avenue near 103rd Street struck another vehicle, said Larry Langford, a Chicago Fire Department spokesman. The first vehicle then hit the bus stop.

    Those who were hospitalized were in the vehicle or standing at the bus stop, Langford said.

    One person, whose age and gender was not immediately known, was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in serious-to-critical condition, Langford said.

    Three women, a 64-year-old and two 25-year-olds, were taken to Roseland Community Hospital in fair-to-serious condition, he said.

    A 58-year-old man was taken to Advocate Trinity Hospital, also in fair-to-serious condition, Langford said.

    The driver of the vehicle that hit the bus stop declined medical attention.

    Police could not say if the driver had been taken into custody.

    The CTA rerouted the No. 34 South Michigan, No. 119 Michigan/119th and the No. 106 East 103rd bus routes while authorities investigated.

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