Blue Line derailment injures 32, train hits escalator at O’Hare

CTA released video of the Blue line train derailment that sent dozens to the hospital.

 

 

ABC7 EyeWitness News:

“March 24, 2014 (CHICAGO) (WLS) – Police say 32 people were injured when a CTA Blue Line train derailed at the O’Hare station early Monday. The eight-car train derailed at the station about 2:50 a.m. CTA spokesman Brian Steele said the front two cars suffered the most damage. At the airport, the derailed train apparently did not stop and hit an escalator. Fire officials said they brought in special equipment to make sure no one was stuck under the train. About 50 people were aboard the derailed train.  Full Story continued….

Photo: ABC 7 EyeWitness News

Photo: ABC 7 EyeWitness News

 

Photo: ABC 7 EyeWitness News

Photo: ABC 7 EyeWitness News

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