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October 10, 2010
Commuter bus crashes in Chicago, injuring dozens
The Associated Press
CHICAGO — Authorities say dozens of people have been injured in Chicago after a crowded commuter bus traveled off a major thoroughfare and crashed into trees.
Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford says around 70 people were on the Chicago Transit Authority bus when it veered off Lake Shore Drive around 6 p.m. Saturday.
The impact caved in a front side of the bus.
Langford says one person was taken to a hospital in critical condition and three in serious condition. About a dozen others were in fair to serious condition.
Langford says more than 20 others were treated at the scene mainly for bumps and bruises.