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Girl, 13, crashes SUV into CTA bus, injures nine people, police say

Updated: October 27, 2011 12:30AM



A 13-year-old girl stole her brother’s sport-utility vehicle and crashed into the back of a CTA bus, injuring nine people including a child Sunday morning on the Northwest Side, police said.

The crash, which also involved three cars, occurred at 10:47 a.m. in the 4800 block of West Diversey, police said. Five of the nine people injured were occupants of the CTA bus, police said.

The child was taken to Children’s Memorial Hospital in an unidentified condition, officials said.

Three others were seriously hurt, while five others were in fair and good condition at three different hospitals: Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, and Norwegian-American Hospital, officials said.



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