El Trains Crash In Chicago

Posted at 11:22 AM, Sep 30, 2013
and last updated 2013-09-30 11:22:39-04
09-30-13 El train crash

Damage on el trains (WGN photo)

CHICAGO — At least 19 people were hospitalized Monday morning when a CTA service train collided with another train carrying passengers while it was stopped in Forest Park.

The CTA is the public transit authority that runs Chicago’s famous elevated trains, also called el trains. The crash took place just before 8 a.m. CT on the system’s Blue Line.

FOX 17’s sister station in Chicago, WGN-TV, is covering the story.