At least 38 people were hurt, three critically, in a CTA train crash Thursday morning in the city’s Rogers Park neighborhood on the north side, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
The crash happened at 7519 N. Paulina, between Evanston and Chicago’s Rogers Park neighborhood, when a CTA Yellow Line hit a snow-fire plow in the Howard Rail Yard, crashing near the Howard Station.
The CFD reported that 38 people were evaluated by medical personnel after the crash—31 passengers and 7 CTA personnel. Of those, 23 were transported to area hospitals. At least three were critically injured. No life-threatening injuries were reported.
Currently, the Yellow and Purple lines have been temporarily suspended due to an incident near Howard, and the Red Line trains are running with residual delays.
According to the Evanston Fire Department’s Twitter, a special rescue was being conducted by the Evanston Fire Department at 1618 Benson Avenue related to the CTA incident.