Police, firefighters and paramedics from Barrington responded about 11:27 a.m. Sunday, January 22, 2023 to a report that a Metra train on the Union Pacific Northwest Line hit a pedestrian near the block of 1100 South Northwest Higway in Barrington.
Metra train #712 is stopped just west of Ela Road after striking a pedestrian. All inbound and outbound trains were stopped just after 11:27 a.m. Metra train #712 on Sundays and holidays is an inbound train from Harvard to Chicago, and was scheduled to arrive at the following locations immediately after the Barrington Metra station …
Palatine 11:25 a.m.
Arlington Park 11:29 a.m.
Arlington Heights 11:32 a.m.
Mount Prospect 11:37 a.m.
Cumberland 11:40 a.m.
Des Plaines 11:44 a.m.
Dee Road 11:48 a.m.
Park Ridge 11:51 a.m.
Edison Park 11:54 a.m.
Norwood Park 11:57 a.m.
Gladstone Park N/A
Jefferson Park 12:01 p.m.
Irving Park 12:05 p.m.
Clybourn 12:12 p.m.
Chicago OTC 12:23 p.m.
(Disrupted Schedule east of incident)
Highway traffic delays are reported on Northwest Highway.
Metra Alert UP-NW – Inbound and outbound train movement has been halted near Palatine due to a pedestrian being struck by train #712
— Metra UP-NW (@metraUPNW) January 22, 2023
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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