TwitterACicon86x90vert facebookACicon86x90vert
TV/Radio XFINITY | WOW! | WBBM | WXRT | B96 + Dance | US99 | K-HITS CHICAGO

   *** SCORES: BEARS | BLACKHAWKS | BULLS | CUBS | FIRE | WHITE SOX ***
YoutubeTwitterFacebookArlingtoncardinalYahoo! Google Bing Aol.ArlingtoncardinalTMZ Rotten Tomatoes ET Online Box Office MojoArlingtoncardinal Channel 9 WGN Channel 7 Chicago ABC Channel 5 Chicago NBC Channel 2 Chicago CBS Daily HeraldChicago Tribune Breaking NewsArlingtoncardinal Chicago Gas PricesFloridaCardinal.comGLOBALCONFLICTMAPS.COM Arlingtoncards.com THE GUIDE

Police Release Identity of Woman Killed in Metra Train Crash with Honda Element, US 14 and Euclid

Thu January 21 2016 8:24 pm  http://www.arlingtoncardinal.com/?p=77115
 Share The Cardinal -- Arlingtoncardinal.com Articles (E-Mail, Facebook, Twitter & More) 

CHICAGO BEARS RADIO -- WBBM Newsradio 780 "Traffic on the 8's"


VIDEO VIEWER DISCRETION: Metra train crash with small SUV at Metra UP Northwest Line and Euclid Avenue after vehicle was dragged to Walnut/Ridge Avenue crossing.

Arlington Heights police have released the identity of the driver of a Honda Element that was killed in a crash with a Metra train Thursday afternoon.

On Thursday, January 21, 2106, at approximately 2:30 PM, the Arlington Heights Police Department and Arlington Heights Fire Department responded to the area of Northwest Highway and Euclid Avenue for a report of a motor vehicle struck by a train.

A subsequent investigation revealed that a 2009 Honda Element traveling on Northwest Highway turned and attempted to travel westbound on Euclid Avenue, against activated railroad crossing signals. While traversing the railroad tracks the vehicle was impacted by a Commuter Metra Train traveling eastbound (inbound) towards the City of Chicago. The vehicle caught fire after impact and was pushed approximately 1500 feet east of the Euclid crossing coming to rest near the intersection of Northwest Highway and Ridge Avenue. The fire was immediately extinguished by the Arlington Heights Fire Department.

The driver of the vehicle, identified as Zaiemunnisa Khan, a 61 year old female resident of Rolling Meadows, Illinois died at the scene of the crash. No injuries were sustained to any employees or passengers aboard the train.

Traffic Crash Reconstructionists of the Arlington Heights Police Department continue to investigate this crash. Thus far, all evidence suggests the warning devices at Northwest Highway and Euclid Avenue were in good working order at the time of the incident. The death of Ms. Khan will also be investigated by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office reference case #2016-00364.

Fatal Traffic Crash Investigation – Case # 16-01264
January 21, 2016 – 1700 HRS


Statement about Metra train crash with Honda Element from Arlington Heights Police Deputy Chief Andrew Whowell. After the interview, police investigators confirmed that no other passengers were in the Honda Element.




Stay informed with news from The Cardinal’s Emergencies Behind the Scenes Facebook page — Facebook.com/CardinalEmergencies. Includes links to favorite public safety and emergency rescuers and product manufacturers and safety companies that have facebook pages. Submit your pictures or just stay up-to-date on with fire, rescue, EMS and police photo galleries. Please add your public safety photo to the wall album — go direct to the Arlington Cardinal Emergencies Behind the Scenes photos. For a list of all of The Cardinal Facebook fan pages, go to Arlingtoncardinal.com/about/facebook …

CLEAR SKIES?  Weather Data for Thursday, January 21st, 2016

Tags: , , , , , , ,    

IMPORTANT NOTE: All persons referred to as subjects, defendants, offenders or suspects, etc. are presumed to be innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.


Try a more powerful search in the box below ... SEARCH BOX PRODUCES RESULTS FOR The Cardinal -- Arlingtoncardinal.com ...
(POWERFUL SEARCH for The Cardinal, which can be expanded on the results page.)

Where background Wikipedia info/photos are used, original work is modified and released under CC-BY-SA.

! MORE NEWS FAST!!! MOST RECENT: CRIMEBLOG | MOST RECENT: FIREBLOG | SUBMIT NEWS TIPS
::: Health, wellness and fitness gifts! CoolFitnessGifts.com ::: Cubs, Sox caps at ChicagoFanfare.com :::

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS BREAKING NEWS --The Cardinal -- Arlingtoncardinal.com is a breaking news blog with Arlington Heights & Chicagoland emphasis. Early breaking reports may prove to be inaccurate after follow-up investigation, which may or may not be updated in The Cardinal -- Arlingtoncardinal.com. For in-depth coverage, please also check the following links for network television, cable news networks and Chicago local media coverage ...

Daily Herald | Daily Herald -- Arlington Heights | YouTube.com/DailyHeraldClips
Today's headline videos: FOXNews Video | YouTube.com/FoxNews | Associated Press | The Cardinal
Chicago Area Newspapers
CNN Arlington Heights  FOXNEWS  BREITBART.COM  cbs2chicago  NBC 5 Chicago  abc7chicago   WGNTV      WGNRADIO720  NEWSRADIO 78  CHICAGO BREAKING NEW  Daily Herald Arlington Heights  Chicago Tribune   Seed Newsvine
 
Video LOGO youtube Twitter Arlingtoncards facebook battery status Cardinal Calendar Search Batteries Plus RSS Help ...
All Headlines
crimeblog | fireblog
« EARLIER | SEARCH ARTICLES BY DATE -- Arlingtoncardinal.com/searchdate | LATER »

Comments for Arlingtoncardinal.com
COMMENTS are now available via one or more of our official Facebook pages. Comments no longer appear on the Arlingtoncardinal.com article per se. Please comment on Facebook.com/ArlingtonCardinal or check the other popular Arlington Cardinal Facebook pages at Arlingtoncardinal.com/about/facebook ...

SUBMIT CRIME TIPS ...
Anyone having information about serious crime in Arlington Heights should register on CitizenObserver.com and look for the anonymous TIP411 feature, or call Arlington Heights Crime Stoppers at 847-590-STOP (847-590-7867). Callers are guaranteed anonymity and may qualify for a cash reward of up to $1,000. Not a resident of Arlington Heights? Check CitizenObserver.com for availability for your community.

   Arlingtoncardinal.com/traffic | Traffic on Twitter

CHICAGOLAND RADAR


Weather radar map is provided by DarkSky.net
Arl Hts Weather | NEXRAD | FULL SCREEN RADAR

RSS Cardinal Weather Center

US & WORLD NEWS

Top News Video …

CHICAGOFIREMAP.NET TWITTER

digital-lifestyle.com

TMZ Plus …

RSS OBITUARIES