Pedestrian struck by Metra train in South Shore

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Saturday, April 15, 2017

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A pedestrian sustained non-life-threatening injuries Saturday afternoon when they were struck by a Metra train in the city's South Shore neighborhood, officials said.

Metra Electric District trains were delayed up to 30 minutes after train No. 328 hit the person at about 3:30 p.m.

Trains were halted near the Bryn Mawr station on the South Side.

The pedestrian had a broken leg and lacerations, according to the Chicago Fire Department. In a tweet, CFD said the individual was too close to the track.

The patient, who was conscious and alert, was transported to Northwestern Hospital.