A vehicle was badly damaged in a crash with a CTA bus in Back of the Yards.

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CTA Bus Crashes Into SUV In Back Of The Yards, 11 Injuries Reported

May 21, 2019 - 11:52 am

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- A CTA bus collided with an SUV Tuesday in Back of the Yards.

The bus and SUV crashed about 6:30 a.m. in the 4100 block of South Ashland, Chicago police and the Chicago Fire Department said. Eleven people were injured in the crash, including two who were transported to Stroger Hospital in critical condition, the fire department said.

Seven people were taken to University of Illinois-Chicago, Mercy and Rush hospitals in good condition, the fire department said. Two more were taken to UIC and Mercy hospitals in serious condition.

The car started smoking after the crash and the fire department is on the scene, police said. The cause of the crash was not immediately clear.

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