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Bus accident hurts 6, prompts hamzat response

Updated: August 30, 2013 11:31AM

A CTA bus accident on the Near West Side injured at least six people and prompted a hazardous-materials response because of a fuel spill Friday morning.

The accident at South Western and West 15th Place about 10:20 a.m. involved a CTA bus and a semi-truck and resulted in a diesel fuel spill, according to police and Fire Media Affairs.

Five people were taken to hospitals in fair to serious condition, and one was taken in good to fair condition, Fire Media said.

Another 18 people refused medical treatment, fire media said.

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