Vehicle Crash with a Metra Train on Wilson Rd at the Milwaukee District North Line, Ingleside, Lake County


Lake County Sheriff’s deputies, and firefighters and paramedics from Fox Lake responded about 12:10 P.M. Sunday, December 18, 2022 to a report that a Metra train on the Milwaukee District North Line crashed with a vehicle at Wilson Road in Ingleside.

Fire command reported one vehicle with heavy damage, and that the driver needed to be extricated. The driver was extricated by 12:22 p.m., and was transported to a local hospital.

Metra train #2603 struck the vehicle, and inbound and outbound trains were halted near Ingleside. Extensive delays are anticipated, according to Metra.

Metra Train #2607, scheduled to arrive Fox Lake at 2:12 pm, will not operate past Grayslake.

A utility pole was also damaged, and ComEd is coming out to the scene to inspect the pole.


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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