Two commuter trains collide in Chicago; dozens injured

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At least 33 people have reportedly been injured after two commuter trains collided in Chicago’s suburbs Monday morning.

According to the Chicago Sun-Times, a train was stopped at Harlem Avenue station in Forest Park just before 8 a.m. when a second train slammed into it from behind.

The two Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) trains — one facing eastbound, the other westbound — should not have been on the same track. One of the trains was marked “out of service.”

There are no reports of serious injuries.

Images show the end of one train crumpled into itself:

Before the crash, shouts of “stop the train” and “slow down” were heard, reports The Chicago Tribune.

“We were stopped at Harlem and then…

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