Pedestrian Hit by Freight Train at Wolf Rd Near West Park Rd Des Plaines

Pedestrian hit by a freight train at Wolf Road crossing near West Park (Google satellite map)
Pedestrian hit by a freight train at Wolf Road crossing near West Park (Google satellite map).

Police and firefighter/paramedics from Des Plaines responded about 5:06 p.m. Thursday, September 17, 2020 to a report of a pedestrian hit by a freight train near West Park, 651 South Wolf Road. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that the victim was north of the tracks.

Firefighter/paramedics on arrival reported one patient down at the scene with a train stopped at the scene.

Des Plaines firefighters confirmed that there was only one patient, as a Mount Prospect ambulance was also dispatched to the scene.

The one injured victim was transported to Level 1 Trauma Center Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge.

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The information in this article is an early report published before any summary information was confirmed or released by police or fire authorities.

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Pedestrian hit by a freight train at Wolf Road crossing near West Park (Google satellite map)
Pedestrian hit by a freight train at Wolf Road crossing near West Park (Google satellite map).