Metra Train Hits Pedestrian at Northwest Highway at Mt Prospect Rd Des Plaines

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Police, firefighters and paramedics from Des Plaines responded about 8:30 p.m. Friday, December 16, 2022 to a report that a Metra train on the Union Pacific Northwest Line hit a pedestrian at Mount Prospect Road and Northwest Highway in Des Plaines.

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

Inbound and outbound train movement was halted due to a pedestrian being struck by Metra train #657 between the Mt. Prospect and Cumberland station.


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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