Motorist killed, at least 3 injured in CTA bus crash near Museum Campus

The driver of a Volkswagen, a 34-year-old man, crashed into the bus shortly after 9:30 a.m. near Columbus Drive and Roosevelt Road, according to Chicago police.

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A Chicago Transit Authority bus

Four people were hurt Thursday in a crash involving a Chicago Transit Authority bus near Columbus Drive and Roosevelt Road, authorities said.

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A motorist was killed after he drove into a Chicago Transit Authority bus Thursday morning, injuring at least three people near the Museum Campus.

The driver of a Volkswagen, Javier Burbon, 34, crashed into the bus shortly after 9:30 a.m. near Columbus Drive and Roosevelt Road, and was pronounced dead, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

He died from multiple injuries from the crash, according to the medical examiner’s office.

At least three were hospitalized, including one person taken in serious condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Merritt said.

CPD’s Major Accidents Unit is investigating.

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