SUV Crash with Metra Train Near Arlington Heights Rd and Northwest Highway Arlington Heights

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One hurt in a crash involving a Metra train and an SUV at US 14 and Arlington Heights Road in Arlington Heights. YouTube Tips ⓘ

Police, firefighters and paramedics from Arlington Heights responded about 9:50 a.m. Monday, May 9, 2022 to a report that a vehicle crashed with a Metra train on the Union Pacific Northwest Line near Northwest Highway and Arlington Heights Road.




The driver of a Chevrolet Tracker compact SUV was assessed and treated by Arlington Heights Fire Department paramedics and transported to Northwest Community Hospital.

The Chevrolet Tracker was severely damaged at the engine compartment.

Due to some minor damage to the train, the rail grade crossing at Evergreen and Northwest Highway remained blocked/closed for an extended period while Metra and Union Pacific Railroad personnel conduct repairs at the scene. As of 11:15 am, the crossing at Arlington Heights Road and Northwest Highway was reopened to normal traffic, according to the Arlington Heights Police Department.

The investigation of the crash is being conducted by Metra Police — also assigned to the crash scene.

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Metra train crash with SUV on Monday, May 9, 2022 at Northwests Highway and Arlington Heights Road in Arlington Heights
Metra train crash with SUV on Monday, May 9, 2022 at Northwests Highway and Arlington Heights Road in Arlington Heights.




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