Man riding on top of Blue Line L train injured while jumping off as train stopped

He jumped off between the Pulaski and Kedzie-Homan stops.

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A man cut his head after jumping from the top of a Blue Line L train Tuesday morning on the West Side, Chicago police said.

He was riding on top of the moving train and then jumped off when the train stopped in the 3700 block of West Congress, between the Pulaski and Kedzie-Homan stops, at 9:15 a.m., police said.

Paramedics took the man, 27, to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition, police said.

Blue Line trains were stopped until 9:30 a.m., according to alerts from the Chicago Transit Authority.

No other details were released.

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