Pedestrian Struck By Metra Train In Des Plaines

Sun-Times Media Wire
August 25, 2019 - 11:26 am

(WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- A person was hit by a Metra train Sunday in northwest suburban Des Plaines.

The Union Pacific-Northwest line train was traveling into Chicago about 10 a.m. when it struck a pedestrian in Des Plaines, according to tweets on the Metra UP-NW account.

Both inbound and outbound trains remain were near Des Plaines for over two hours, Metra said. Trains resumed service about 12:15 p.m., but Metra is advising riders to expect extensive delays.

The pedestrian’s condition was not immediately clear.

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