Teen critical after Metra accident

October 6, 2010 5:07:01 AM PDT
A teenager was struck by a Metra train Tuesday afternoon near Nagle and Avondale on the city's Northwest Side.The boy was taken to Lutheran General Hospital in critical condition, according to Chicago Fire Department officials.

Police said the boy was with a group of teenagers when they ran across the tracks in between the Gladstone Park and Norwood Park stations where the tracks are at street level. He was struck by inbound Union Pacific Northwest Train #646.