A Chicago train crash has sent at least 48 people to Chicago-area hospitals. Two trains collided Monday morning on the Blue Line tracks during morning rush hour, according to WTHR.Com on Sept. 30.
The train crash occurred shortly before 8 a.m., as Chicago commuters were making their way to work. The accident happen on the Forrest Park Branch at Harlem Ave. and I-290.
Train service has been suspended between Forrest Park and Austin, making rush hour a nightmare in Chicago. It is unknown just how many people were hurt, as the numbers are just coming in.
The extent of the injuries have not been released as of yet. Footage taken from above the Chicago train crash by a helicopter crew shows a head-on collision, with part of one of the train cars crushed.
CNN reports that two commuter trains hit head-on during rush hour this morning in Chicago. Shuttle buses were made available for the passengers and commuters trying to get around the area of the crash.