2 injured when vehicle collides with Yellow Line train in Skokie

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Two people were injured Saturday afternoon when a vehicle collided with a train in north suburban Skokie.

A vehicle made contact with a train about 2 p.m. on Niles Center Road in Skokie, according to CTA spokesperson Tammy Chase. Service on the line resumed within an hour.

The train operator and a passenger in the vehicle that was struck were transported to Skokie Hospital, where they were treated for minor back injuries, police said.

The driver of the vehicle was issued a traffic citation for Disobeying a Traffic Control Device, police said.

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