Second ComEd Safety Incident in a Week: ComEd Employee Injured at Electric Panel at Northbrook Metra Station


Northbrook police and firefighter/paramedics responded to the Metra Northbrook train station,1401 Shermer Road on the Milwaukee District/North Line, about 1:45 p.m. Thursday to a report of an injured Commonwealth Edison employee.

The man was transported to Level I Trauma Center Advocate Lutheran General Hospital. No word available whether the injuries were life threatening.

Several ComEd trucks were also on the scene.

A ComEd worker was killed Tuesday in Crystal Lake after he was reported to have been struck by equipment or another object while he was working on a project that was replacing utility poles at the intersection of Crystal Lake Avenue and East Street in Crystal Lake. is an Amazon Associate website, which means that a small percentage of your purchases gets paid to at no extra cost to you. When you use the search boxes above, any Amazon banner ad, or any product associated with an Amazon banner on this website, you help pay expenses related to maintaining and creating new services and ideas for a resourceful website. See more info at