Metra Train Crash with Car Across from Fountain Blue on Mannheim Rd, Des Plaines

Des Plaines police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 6:13 PM Friday to a train vs. car crash across from the Fountain Blue Banquets Conference Cener 2300 Mannheim Road Des Plaines, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a car hit a train. Witnesses said two elderly victims got out of the vehicle.

Des Plaines arrived on the scene and request and EMS Box for extra ambulances.

Rescue ambulances from Rosemont, Park Ridge and Schiller Park assisted Des Plaines firefighter/paramedics.

Park Ridge Fire Department also sent a ladder truck to the scene.

There are possibly several medical releases, and possibly only one transport from the crash scene.

Metra Train #115 was involved in the grade crossing incident on the Metra North Central line, just north of the O’Hare station. Train #115 was due to arrive in Antioch at 7:07 p.m.

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