Metra Trains Halted Both Directions
Train movement started in Arlington Heights about 5:20 p.m. An eastbound Metra train headed for Chicago by about 5:30 p.m.
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Palatine police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 2:26 PM Saturday to a report of a pedestrian hit by a Metra passenger train, 137 West Wood Street Palatine, Il.
Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a boy was hit by a Metra train, but discovered that a 26-year-old man had been hit by a Metra train..
The Metra was possibly not at the scene immediately after the accident.
There was a confirmed death at the scene by 2:28 p.m.
Metra reported that Metra train #709 truck a pedestrian.
Metra Alert UP-NW – Outbound Train #715 Departing Chicago At 3:30 PM – 21 Minute Delay.
First Published – 11/05/2016 – 3:30PM
Train #715, scheduled to depart Chicago at 3:30 PM, is operating 21 minutes behind schedule due to local authorities.
Metra Alert UP-NW – Outbound Train #711 Departing Chicago At 2:30 PM – 68 Minute Delay.
First Published – 11/05/2016 – 2:30PM
Train #711, scheduled to depart Chicago at 2:30 PM, is operating 68 minutes behind schedule due to a pedestrian incident.
Metra Alert UP-NW – Inbound And Outbound Trains Halted Near Palatine, Train #709 Struck A Pedestrian
Inbound and outbound train movement has been halted near Palatine due to train #709 striking a pedestrian. The duration of this delay is unknown but extensive delays are expected. 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.
Metra Alert UP-NW – Train #709, Scheduled To Arrive Crystal Lake At 3:05 PM – Struck A Pedestrian
First Published – 11/05/2016 – 4:28PM
Train #709, scheduled to arrive Crystal Lake at 3:05 PM, is stopped near Palatine due to striking a pedestrian. The duration of this delay is unknown. Metra will update this site as information becomes available.
Metra Alert UP-NW – Inbound Train #716 Sched. To Arrive Chicago At 3:33 PM – 123 Minute Delay.
First Published – 11/05/2016 – 1:35PM
Train #716, scheduled to arrive Chicago at 3:33 PM, is operating 123 minutes behind schedule due to a pedestrian incident.
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