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At Least 15 People Hurt in CTA Crash on Chicago’s Near North Side

At least 15 people were sent to area hospitals following a Wednesday afternoon (Jan. 23, 2019) crash between a CTA bus and a Mercedes on the border of Chicago’s Goose Island and River West neighborhoods on Chicago’s near North Side. The ages and conditions of 13 people on the bus were unknown. The two occupants of the Mercedes reportedly were critically injured and were taken...
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More Than Two Dozen People Injured in CTA Bus Crash

An estimated 26 people were injured when a No. 71 CTA bus crashed into a light pole on Chicago's South Side this morning (Wed., Oct. 17, 2018). The incident occurred at the intersection of Cottage Grove Avenue and 71st Street about 6:30 a.m., according to the CTA. Twenty-one people reportedly were taken to area hospitals. The cause of the crash is unknown and police are...
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Fatal Derailment of Amtrak Train in Washington — Update

The fatal derailment of an Amtrak train occurred on a rebuilt $181 million track corridor that was supposed to make the trip more reliable between Seattle, Washington, and Portland, Oregon. Amtrak Cascades 501, with at least 83 people aboard, was the first regular service to use the "bypass" track that goes directly from Tacoma to DuPont, instead of a slow but scenic path along Puget...
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Amtrak Train Derailment in Washington Injures Dozens, Await Death Count

An Amtrak train reportedly derailed this morning (Monday, Dec. 18, 2017) in Washington as it headed from Tacoma to Olympia, sending more than 75 people to local hospitals. The number of people killed has not yet been released. This was the first day for the Amtrak Cascades high-speed train on its new Route W trains that run further inland parallel to Interstate 5 through Tacoma,...
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