Metra train hits pedestrian near Elmhurst station; extensive delays expected

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Monday, January 15, 2024
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ELMHURST, Ill. (WLS) -- Extensive delays are expected after a train struck a pedestrian in the western suburbs on Sunday evening, Metra said.

Metra said the crash happened near the Elmhurst station. Union Pacific West train 509 struck a person, but officials did not immediately provide information about their condition.

What led up to the collision was not immediately clear.

Inbound and outbound trains are halted near Elmhurst, Metra said at 6:30 p.m. It was not clear when the trains would begin moving again.

Further information about was not immediately available.

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