Mount Prospect police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 4:53 PM Thursday to a report of crash with injuries near the Mount Prospect Metra train station, 11 East Northwest Highway Mount Prospect, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a man jumped in front of the train. The victim was discovered near Maple Street and Prospect Avenue on the south side of the tracks.
The man was hit by a westbound train (#627) that was scheduled to arrive in Harvard at 6:05 p.m.
Metra Alert …
Metra Alert UP-NW – Train #627, Scheduled To Arrive Harvard At 6:05 PM – Struck A Pedestrian, Extensive Delays Anticipated
First Published – 04/13/2017 – 6:41PM
Train #627, scheduled to arrive Harvard at 6:05 PM, is stopped near Mount Prospect due to striking a pedestrian. The duration of this delay is unknown but extensive delays are anticipated. Metra will update this site as information becomes available.
Metra Train waiting just west of Vail Ave …
FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …
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