9 injured in CTA bus crash on Lake Shore Drive - FOX 32 News Chicago

9 injured in CTA bus crash on Lake Shore Drive

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CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

Nine people were injured in a CTA bus crash on Lake Shore Drive in the Uptown neighborhood Friday afternoon.

The crash happened about 2:30 p.m. on Lake Shore Drive at Montrose Avenue, according to CTA and Fire Department officials.

When a vehicle in front of the No. 147 bus "stopped abruptly," the bus swerved and hit a light pole to avoid a collision, CTA spokeswoman Catherine Hosinki said, citing preliminary information.

Nine people, all in good condition, were taken to hospitals, according to the Fire Department.

The driver of the bus was not injured, Hosinki said.

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