Barrington police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 6:05 PM Friday to a report of person hit by a train at the Mertra Station Barrington (one block north). Several people were helping an 11-year-old boy who suffered serious-to-critical injuries when firefighter/paramedics arrived. The boy, who suffered a severed foot, was transported to Level I Trauma Center Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge.
METRA: TRAINS TRAVELING TO CHICAGO AND CRYSTAL LAKE AND HARVARD WILL BE STOPPED UPON THE APPROACH TO BARRINGTON DUE TO A PEDESTRIAN INCIDENT. THE FOLLOWING TRAINS ARE STOPPED: #637 ARRIVES CRYSTAL LAKE 6:30PM; #639 ARRIVES BARRINGTON AT 6:17PM; #645 ARRIVES BARRINGTON AT 6:36PM; #647 ARRIVES HARVARD AT 7:19PM; #649 ARRIVES CRYSTAL LAKE AT 7:20PM; #651 ARRIVES CRYSTAL LAKE AT 7:08PM; #656 ARRIVES CHICAGO AT 6:57PM AND 658 TO ARRIVE CHICAGO AT 7:23PM. DELAYS MAY BE UP TO 70-90 MINUTES AND WE WILL PROVIDE UPDATED INFORMATION AS IT IS AVAILABLE
— METRA (POSTED:03/15/2013 06:35 PM)
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