Winthrop Harbor police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 11:57 AM Monday August 7, 2017 to a report of a person hit by a train near the Metra UP-N line train station at Winthrop Harbor, 42.482392, -87.816271 (7th St and Ravine Dr Winthrop Harbor, Il). Crews on scene discovered a person was under the train near the train station.
A Flight for Life medical helicopter was dispatched to a landing zone at 9th and Monroe at Village Park, almost one mile west of the scene.
Inbound UP-N Metra train #368 was scheduled to stop at Winthrop Harbor at 11:43 p.m.
FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …
ENGINE(S): E1711 Zion Engine
SQUAD(S): SQD ??
Metra Alert UP-N – Train #368, Scheduled To Arrive Ogilvie Transportation Center At 1:15 AM. Stopped, Pedestrian Being Struck By Train.
First Published – 08/08/2017 – 12:15AM
Train #368, scheduled to arrive Ogilvie Transportation Center at 1:15 AM, is stopped due to a pedestrian being struck by a train. The duration of this delay is unknown. Metra will update this site as information becomes available. Winthrop Harbor is the second stop after Kenosha for inbound Metra Train #368.
Following Winthrop Harbor, Metra train #368 was scheduled to make stops at …
Central St., Evanston
Davis St., Evanston
Main St., Evanston
CENTER – CHICAGO
Stay informed with news from PublicSafetyReporter.com’s Emergencies Behind the Scenes Facebook page — Facebook.com/CardinalEmergencies. Includes links to favorite public safety and emergency rescuers and product manufacturers and safety companies that have Facebook pages. Submit your pictures or just stay up-to-date on with fire, rescue, EMS and police photo galleries. Please add your public safety photo to the timeline, or send a message to the page.
Metra Alert UP-N – Train #368, Scheduled to Arrive Ogilvie Transportation Center at 1:15 AM. Stopped, pedestrian being struck by train.
— Metra UP-N (@metraUPN) August 8, 2017