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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 still investigating the occurrence. Buses were being rerouted till 8 a.m. while 71st Street was closed.