Metra said a train scheduled to arrive in Aurora at 11:53 a.m. was stopped after striking a pedestrian near the Belmont Station in Downers Grove.
Metra Alert BNSF - Inbound and outbound train movement halted near Belmont, train striking a pedestrian— Metra BNSF (@metraBNSF) June 5, 2019
A 50-year-old man was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital with life threatening injuries, police said.
All inbound and outbound service on the BNSF line was initially halted near the Belmont Station. Shortly after 12 p.m., Metra said trains were operating again about 40 to 50 minutes behind schedule.