Chicago Train Derails

No deaths, 14 injuries in elevated train mishap on South Side
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted May 28, 2008 12:39 PM CDT
Firefighters and officials from the Chicago Transit Authority survey the scene of a four car train derailment Wednesday, May 28, 2008, on Chicago's South Side.    (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)
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(Newser) – A Chicago Transit Authority elevated train derailed this morning, the Chicago Tribune reports. Although the train came off the elevated tracks, it did not fall all the way to the ground. Using ladders and baskets, firefighters rescued 39 people from the Green Line train on Chicago’s south side, but only 10 required medical attention.