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2 injured in vehicle crash on Metra Electric tracks in South Shore

Trains are experiencing delays of up to 25 minutes because of the collision.

A person was hit by a train Aug. 16, 2021, in Orland Park.
Two people went to the University of Chicago Medical Center after they were involved in a vehicle collision Sept. 6, 2019.
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Two people were injured Friday after a multi-vehicle crash on Metra tracks Friday in South Shore.

A pair of vehicles was involved in a collision around 6 a.m. on the tracks at 71st Street and Stony Island Avenue, Chicago police said.

One man was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in serious condition, police said. A woman was taken to the same hospital with minor injuries.

Trains in both directions are experiencing delays of 15 to 25 minutes because one of the vehicles was stuck on the tracks, according to Metra.

No further information was immediately available. Metra police are investigating.