Man falls from top of CTA Blue Line train at East Garfield Park


CHICAGO (SCS) — A man was injured after falling from the top of a CTA train on Tuesday morning in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.

Police say, according to preliminary reports, a 27-year-old man was on top of a moving Blue Line train just before it stopped near Independence Boulevard, where he “voluntarily fell from the top of the train”.

The man suffered a cut to the head and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition.

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It is not immediately clear how the man got to the top of the train.

Further information was not immediately available.


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