A bus accident occurred Wednesday (January 23, 2019) in Chicago’s Goose Island neighborhood. 16 people were injured during the collision that occurred between a CTA bus and car that had spun out after hitting a patch of ice. According to Chicago Police, this bus accident occurred at Chicago and Peoria.
An excerpt regarding this bus accident, from the January 23, 2019 NBC Chicago article (with video) titled “Numerous Injuries Reported in Goose Island Bus Crash“:
A vehicle was driving eastbound on Chicago Avenue when it hit a patch of ice and lost control, slamming into a westbound CTA bus, Chicago police said.
The impact of the crash caused the bus to strike a utility pole.
The driver of the car was injured and taken to Northwestern Hospital in critical condition.
All but one of the 16 people injured in the bus were taken to hospital for treatment of their accident injuries. Those injuries were considered to be non-life-threatening in nature.
Additional details and possible updates concerning this bus accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above as well as the January 23 CBS Chicago article (with video) titled “CTA Bus Crash On Chicago Avenue Sends 15 To Hospital.”
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