CTA Passengers Help Save Woman Who Fell On Blue Line Tracks
WBBM Newsradio’s Terry Keshner reports it all happened around 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Blue Line subway station at Chicago and Milwaukee.
Rita Sattler, who works for Ald. Tim Cullerton (38th) saw it all happen.
“She staggered backwards, and fell towards the third rail,” she said.
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A man in an orange University of Illinois sweatshirt jumped on the tracks and waved his arms to flag down a southbound train before it could hit the woman.
The CTA said its control center was aware the woman had fallen on the tracks, so the train already was slowing down.
Sattler and others on the platform…
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