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CTA bus accident on Lake Shore Drive injures 5 people

For the second time in the last few months, a CTA bus crash has resulted in injuries on Lake Shore Drive in Chicago, according to Fox news. The accident has injured five people, three of which were children. The incident occurred Wednesday evening around 6:30 PM near LSD and 43rd St.

The accident involved a number 6 Jackson Park express bus and one other vehicle. What caused the accident has not yet been reported, however the passenger vehicle was allegedly in back of the CTA vehicle and then struck the left side of the bus.

Five people involved in the accident were hospitalized. Three children were transported by ambulance to University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital, reportedly in good condition. Two adults were transported to Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in good condition.

12 people refused medical care. City officials did not say whether the injured were passengers on the CTA bus or in the other vehicle.

Chicago bus accident attorneys at Abels & Annes are currently representing an individual that was injured in October’s CTA bus accident on South Lake Shore Drive. In that crash, a bus driver lost control, drove off the roadway and crashed. 37 people were injured in the accident.