A Rogers Park woman is suing the CTA for $100,000 in damages for the stroller incident at the Morse Red Line station last November. In that incident, she claims the stroller in which her 22-month-old daughter was seated was trapped in closing rail car doors, dragged to the edge of the platform, finally depositing her daughter in the raid bed.
The Trib reports:
The lawsuit says that the driver failed to stop the train and that the
CTA failed to have a system in place that would prohibit the train from
moving if a passenger was stuck in the doorway.
A comment at the time from CTA President Richard Rodriguez may come back to bite him: he called Ebere Ozonwu-Shokunbi's description of the incident "a plausible story."
But union officials questioned her account, pointing out that door sensors should have prevented the train from moving if the doors weren't fully closed.
Rodriguez said in November 2009 that the doors of the car appeared to
be operating properly and that the investigation had turned to the