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7 Injured After BMW Driver Crashes Into CTA Bus In Medical District, Police Say

After hitting the bus, the driver of the BMW continued speeding in the wrong lane before crashing into a pole, police said.

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MEDICAL DISTRICT— Seven people were injured after a BMW crashed into CTA bus Wednesday night in the Medical District, police said.

At 11:33 p.m., a 26-year-old man driving a black BMW X3 was heading southbound at a high speed on Damen Avenue when he hit the rear of a CTA bus traveling north near the 2000 block of West Taylor Street, police said.

After hitting the bus, the car jumped the median and continued southbound on a northbound lane before striking a pole, police said.

Seven of the 13 bus riders were taken to Stroger Hospital but “none experienced serious injuries,” police said.

The driver, who was not injured, was taken into custody. 

Police are conducting a DUI investigation.