Chicago police and firefighters and paramedics responded about 11:05 AM Thursday June 6, 2019 to a report of a CTA Green Line train derailment near 314 East 47th Street Chicago, Il. Engine 45’s crew on arrival reported that a CTA train jumped the tracks at about 46th Street.
Chicago Fire Department Battalion Chief 23 reported that 21 passengers were on the train with no injuries initially reported. An early report indicated 36 passengers were on the train, and that there were no initial injuries reported.
The CTA train consisted of four cars. Initial assessment reported the right side of one car is off the track. Squad 5 is on the lawn adjacent to the elevated track with their bucket elevated to the train.
A specialized rescue stairway unit (CFD #6-3-4) was dispatched to the scene.
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