UPDATE: Dozen adults treated for minor injuries after train derails near Chicago
PARK RIDGE, Ill. (AP) -- A Chicago hospital says it has treated a dozen adults with minor injuries after a train derailment near the city's O'Hare International Airport. Resurrection Medical Center officials say all but one of the patients was released Monday morning. Eight adults with similar bumps and bruises were treated and released from medical center's nearby sister hospital. The Chicago Fire Department says 32 people were transported to area hospitals. None of their injuries are considered life threatening. Swedish Covenant Hospital in Chicago received seven patients. At Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, seven passengers were treated for minor "whiplash-type" injuries. Most were released by Monday morning. The Blue Line train derailed around 3 a.m. as it pulled into the station at O'Hare International Airport. *****
PARK RIDGE, Ill. (WKOW) -- Several passengers from a train that derailed this morning near Chicago have been treated for minor "whiplash-type" injuries.
A spokeswoman for Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge says most of the injured passengers had been released by 8:30 a.m. Monday. The rest were expected to be released later in the day and most of the injuries included neck and head pain.
The Blue Line train derailed just before 3:00 a.m. Monday as it pulled into the station at O'Hare International Airport. Officials are investigating the accident, which sent one car up an escalator.
******** CHICAGO (WKOW) -- Police say a commuter train derailed early Monday at the Chicago O'Hare International Airport, injuring about 30 people on board.
Chicago police spokesman Ron Gaines says the train derailed around 2:50 a.m. as it was pulling into the O'Hare station. Gaines says none of the injuries are believed to be life-threatening. Gaines says it wasn't yet known what might have caused the train to derail. Gaines says rail service in the area was suspended.
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