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Chicago station is evacuated over spilled white substance

  • A Chicago train has been evacuated due to a suspicious white substance
  • The CTA tweeted at 8.47am that the red line is skipping the Addison station 
  • An unknown white substance was found and all passengers were evacuated 

A Chicago train has been stopped and evacuated after a suspicious white substance was found, according to the CTA. 

The Chicago Transit Authority tweeted at 8.47 Thursday morning: ‘Red Line trains not stopping at Addison due to fire department investigation.’ 

Authorities have said that a white substance was found on the Red Line train at that stop. 

The Chicago Transit Authority tweeted at 8.47 Thursday morning: ‘Red Line trains not stopping at Addison due to fire department investigation’ (stock image)

The train is shut down in both directions at the stop while police investigate. 

All passengers were immediately evacuated from the train. It is unclear what the white substance is. 

The Addison train station is in North Center Chicago, near Lincoln Park and Lakeview. 

More to follow.  

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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