September 30, 2013 3:00 pm
Updated: September 30, 2013 3:08 pm

Several injured after train collision in Chicago


Watch above: Aerial footage of commuter train collision in Chicago

TORONTO – Dozens of people were injured after two commuter trains collided in a western suburb of Chicago Monday morning.

Authorities said at least 30 people were taken to area hospitals after two CTA Blue Line trains collided in Forest Park.

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According to media reports, an outbound train stopped at Harlem station was hit by an out-of-service train going the opposite direction on the same track.  A CTA spokesperson told the Chicago-Sun Times  the collision occurred at a “pretty slow speed.”

None of the injuries appear to be life-threatening.

An investigation is underway to determine why the out-of-service train was on the track.

Watch: Officials update the investigation into Chicago train collision during a press conference Monday afternoon

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