At least nine hurt in collision involving bus

Daniella Abinum

 

CHICAGO — Authorities say a collision between a Chicago Transit Authority bus and several other vehicles has left at least nine people injured, two of them critically.

The accident occurred around 6 p.m. Tuesday in the city’s downtown business district.

Authorities say the articulated bus was turning onto Michigan Avenue when it collided with several other vehicles. The bus went onto the sidewalk and at one point a pedestrian was pinned underneath.

Chicago Fire Spokesman Larry Langford said nine people were transported from the scene. Langford said one was “extremely” critically injured.

Authorities say the bus driver was the only person aboard the bus at the time of the crash, which involved at least three other vehicles.

Authorities say the cause of the crash hasn’t been determined. Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

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