Mount Prospect police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 6:52 AM Thursday to a report of a pedestrian hit by a Metra train at Northwest Highway and Edward Street Mount Prospect, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics initially received a report that a person was hit by a train at Northwest Highway and Mount Prospect Road.
Initially the train was reported to be a westbound train that hit the pedestrian. Next it was reported that inbound train #608 hit the pedestrian.
E61 requesting trains shut down at 6:57 a.m.
Inbound and outbound train movement has been halted near Mount Prospect due to train #608, scheduled to arrive Chicago at 7:17 a.m., striking a pedestrian. The duration of this delay is unknown. Please listen to platform announcements for delay times or refer to Track Your Train located on metrarail.com for current delay information. Updates will be provided.
Train #608 normally has a scheduled departure from Mount Prospect at 6:44 a.m. and a scheduled arrival at Ogilvie Transportation Center at 7:17 a.m.
FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …
ENGINE(S): E61 E63 Mount Prospect E13
TRUCK(S): T ?? TL61
SQUAD(S): SQD ??
EMS: A61 A62
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