Chicago, IL (May 23, 2020) – Two people suffered injuries following a crash involving a Chicago Transit Authority bus on Friday morning, May 22nd. The accident reportedly occurred at the 6200 block of South Stoney Avenue at around 10:32 a.m. The collision reportedly involved a shooting involving two vehicles.
A 27-year-old man was reportedly fired upon by a man in a black Jeep Grand Cherokee on South Stoney Avenue. The bullet missed the driver, but the man left the vehicle which proceeded to hit a CTA bus. Both the man and the 40-year-old woman driving the bus were hospitalized for treatment.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Transit Bus Crashes in Illinois
Each year, 63,000 buses of all kinds are involved in crashes each year. In these collisions, an estimated 14,000 people are injured and another 325 suffer fatal injuries. An average of 50 people are killed in bus collisions annually.
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