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Investigators Reveal that CTA Bus Driver Ran Red Light Before Tragic Crash in Downtown Chicago at Rush Hour

Authorities have ticketed the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) bus driver who allegedly ran a red light last night before crashing into pedestrians and cars, leaving one person killed and eight others injured, including a child, according to the latest media reports. The part-time driver had been on the job for less than a year. Apparently he ran a red light at Michigan Avenue and East Lake Street about 6 p.m. Chicago police reportedly ticketed the driver for failure to stop at a red light and failure to exercise due caution. The driver was taken to nearby Northwestern Memorial Hospital for non-life-threatening head injuries. The 51-year-old mother of two adult children who died is being remembered with flowers and cards at the scene of the tragic incident. We all pray for her family.

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