Fatal Car vs Train Crash on Metra Up NW Line at Nagle Ave and Northwest Highway, Chicago Stops Trains in Both Directions

UPDATE: One track was re-opened about 8:12 a.m.

Chicago police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 7:08 AM Thursday to a report of crash with injuries involving a Metra train and a car at Nagle Ave and Northwest Highway Chicago, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics reported the crash involved Metra Train #610.

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Chicago Fire Department Engine 119’s crew on arrival reported a car hit by a train at Nagle and Northwest Highway, and requested trains shut down inbound and outbound at 7:12 a.m.

Chicago Fire Main dispatch was in the process of shutting down trains in both directions by 7:17 a.m.

All train traffic was shut down in both directions by 7:25 a.m.

There was one victim in the automobile hit by the train. Fire crews were checking for injuries on the train by 7:30 a.m.

Chicago Fire Department Ambulance 73’s crew was assigned to the Bryn Mawr and Northwest Highway side of the crossing.

Ambulance 73’s crew assessed the engineer and conductors and determined there will be no more transports at 8:07 a.m.

There were two medical refusals and one fatality on the scene.

One rail line was re-opened about 8:12 a.m.

METRA ALERTS …
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Metra Alert UP-NW – Inbound Train #630 Sched. To Arrive Chicago At 8:41 AM – 55 Minute Delay.
First Published – 01/26/2017 – 7:08AM
Train #630, scheduled to arrive Chicago at 8:41 AM, is operating 55 minutes behind schedule.

Metra Alert UP-NW – Inbound Train #634 Sched. To Arrive Chicago At 8:55 AM – 52 Minute Delay.
First Published – 01/26/2017 – 7:47AM
Train #634, scheduled to arrive Chicago at 8:55 AM, is operating 52 minutes behind schedule.

Metra Alert UP-NW – Inbound Train #628 Sched. To Arrive Chicago At 8:36 AM – 52 Minute Delay.
First Published – 01/26/2017 – 7:42AM
Train #628, scheduled to arrive Chicago at 8:36 AM, is operating 52 minutes behind schedule due to an accident not involving the train.

Metra Alert UP-NW – CTA Will Honor Metra Tickets On The Blue Line From Rosemont Into Chicago Until Further Notice
CTA will honor Metra tickets on the Blue Line from their Rosemont station into Chicago, until further notice, due to Union Pacific Northwest line train #610 striking a vehicle near Gladstone Park.

Metra Alert UP-NW – Inbound Train #636 Sched. To Arrive Chicago At 9:23 AM – 60 Minute Delay.
First Published – 01/26/2017 – 7:35AM
Train #636, scheduled to arrive Chicago at 9:23 AM, is operating 60 minutes behind schedule.

Metra Alert UP-NW – Outbound Train #EX609 Departing Chicago At 7:30 AM – 43 Minute Delay.
First Published – 01/26/2017 – 7:30AM
Train #EX609, scheduled to depart Chicago at 7:30 AM, is operating 43 minutes behind schedule.

Metra Alert UP-NW – Inbound Train #624 Sched. To Arrive Chicago At 8:26 AM – 66 Minute Delay.
First Published – 01/26/2017 – 7:00AM
Train #624, scheduled to arrive Chicago at 8:26 AM, is operating 66 minutes behind schedule due to an accident not involving the train.

Metra Alert UP-NW – Inbound And Outbound Train Movement Remains Halted, Near Gladstone Park-Extensive Delays – Update
Inbound and outbound train movement remains halted near Gladstone Park and is awaiting the arrival of the track inspector. This delay is due to train #610 striking a vehicle. The duration of this delay is unknown. We anticipate extensive delays. 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 apologizes for this inconvenience. Updated 7:49am

Metra Alert UP-NW – Inbound Train #632 Sched. To Arrive Chicago At 8:52 AM – 68 Minute Delay.
First Published – 01/26/2017 – 7:39AM
Train #632, scheduled to arrive Chicago at 8:52 AM, is operating 68 minutes behind schedule.

Metra Alert UP-NW – Outbound Train #607 Departing Chicago At 7:13 AM – 86 Minute Delay.
First Published – 01/26/2017 – 7:13AM
Train #607, scheduled to depart Chicago at 7:13 AM, is operating 86 minutes behind schedule due to an accident not involving the train.

Metra Alert UP-NW – Inbound Train #622 Sched. To Arrive Chicago At 8:13 AM – 78 Minute Delay.
First Published – 01/26/2017 – 6:52AM
Train #622, scheduled to arrive Chicago at 8:13 AM, is operating 78 minutes behind schedule.

Metra Alert UP-NW – Inbound Train #626 Sched. To Arrive Chicago At 8:31 AM – 60 Minute Delay.
First Published – 01/26/2017 – 7:27AM
Train #626, scheduled to arrive Chicago at 8:31 AM, is operating 60 minutes behind schedule due to an accident not involving the train.

Metra Alert UP-NW – Inbound Train #616 Sched. To Arrive Chicago At 7:55 AM – 84 Minute Delay.
First Published – 01/26/2017 – 6:35AM
Train #616, scheduled to arrive Chicago at 7:55 AM, is operating 84 minutes behind schedule due to an accident not involving the train.

Metra Alert UP-NW – Inbound Train #618 Sched. To Arrive Chicago At 7:56 AM – 85 Minute Delay.
First Published – 01/26/2017 – 7:11AM
Train #618, scheduled to arrive Chicago at 7:56 AM, is operating 85 minutes behind schedule due to an accident not involving the train.

Metra Alert UP-NW – Inbound Train #612 Sched. To Arrive Chicago At 7:37 AM – 99 Minute Delay.
First Published – 01/26/2017 – 6:27AM
Train #612, scheduled to arrive Chicago at 7:37 AM, is operating 99 minutes behind schedule due to an accident not involving the train.

Metra Alert UP-NW – Inbound Train #620 Sched. To Arrive Chicago At 8:01 AM – 84 Minute Delay.
First Published – 01/26/2017 – 6:22AM
Train #620, scheduled to arrive Chicago at 8:01 AM, is operating 84 minutes behind schedule due to an accident not involving the train.

Metra Alert UP-NW – Inbound Train #610 Sched. To Arrive Chicago At 7:22 AM – 105 Minute Delay.
First Published – 01/26/2017 – 5:47AM
Train #610, scheduled to arrive Chicago at 7:22 AM, is operating 105 minutes behind schedule.

FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …

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LIVE TRAFFIC MAP of neighborhood to a report of crash with injuries involving a Metra train and a car at near Nagle Ave and Northwest Highway Chicago, Il …




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