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9 injured in CTA bus crash on Lake Shore Drive

Nine people were injured in a CTA bus crash on Lake Shore Drive in the Uptown neighborhood Friday afternoon.

The crash happened about 2:30 p.m. on Lake Shore Drive at Montrose Avenue, according to CTA and Fire Department officials.

The bus swerved and hit a light pole when a vehicle in front of the No. 147 bus “stopped abruptly,” CTA spokeswoman Catherine Hosinki said.

Nine people, all in good condition, were taken to hospitals, according to the Chicago Fire Department.

The bus driver was not injured, Hosinki said.

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