VIDEO: Metra Train Crash with Car on UP Northwest Line at River Rd and US 14 — No Injuries


Metra train crash at River Road and Miner Street/Northwest Highway (VIDEO CREDIT: Mark Mac Macalaguin of Des Plaines).

Des Plaines police and firefighters responded about 4:03 p.m. Monday, February 17, 2014 to a crash involving a Metra passenger train and a sedan at the Union Pacific NW line at River Road and Miner Street.

The front-end of a sedan was on the tracks when Metra Train 623 was westbound on the Union Pacific tracks. The train usually arrives on the center track. Des Plaines is the last stop for the train. According to reports, the female driver was inside the driver’s seat, but was not injured.

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