Boy, 14, Seriously Injured After Being Hit By Freight Train On South SideA 14-year-old boy was seriously injured after being hit by a freight train Monday morning on the South Side, according to Chicago police.
Elderly Man Killed By Freight Train In Lake ForestEmergency crews were called to the Lake Forest West Train Depot, 911 S. Telegraph Road, at 1:54 p.m. and found the man dead on the tracks next to the station, police said.
Freight Train Derails In CiceroCrews were notified at 4:18 a.m. of the derailment on Metra BNSF tracks in the 4700 block of West 26th Street in Cicero, Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Janel Sedevic said.
Freight Train Derails Near Bensenville, Metra Trains DelayedAs of 4:30 a.m., inbound trains on the Milwaukee District / West Line were delayed between 15 and 20 minutes, according to Metra’s website.
Woman Killed By Freight Train Near MaywoodA west suburban woman was fatally struck by a freight train Thursday night near west suburban Maywood, causing Metra delays overnight on the Union Pacific/West Line.
Man And Woman Killed By Train In GaryWitnesses said a Dodge Charger went around the crossing gates along Lake Street near Miller Avenue, then was hit by a CSX freight train and dragged about 50 yards.
VIDEO: Indiana Women Stuck On Train Tracks Jump Under Freight Train To SurviveTwo Indiana women barely dodged a 14,000-ton freight train recently as they found themselves stuck on an Indiana trestle.
Second Delay For Metra BNSF Line, After Train Hits Car In HinsdaleTrains on Metra’s BNSF Railway were halted near west suburban Hinsdale on Monday, after a train hit a car, just a few hours after earlier delays due to debris on the tracks in Cicero.
Plainfield Trustee Angry Running Freight Train Left UnattendedA Plainfield trustee was blowing the whistle on a railroad practice in his village that he believes is unsafe.
Elgin Bicyclist Killed By Freight Train After Falling On TracksEmergency crews responded to call of someone hit by a train at 12:35 a.m. near the National Street Metra station on Hendee Street.
Man Struck, Killed By Freight Train In GrayslakeThe man, believed to be in his 20’s, was walking south on the tracks at Lake Street Crossing near Hillside Avenue when witnesses saw him step in to the path of a freight train headed north.
Derailed Freight Train Causes Metra Delays, CancellationsA freight train derailment in west suburban Cicero Monday night has caused service disruptions on Metra’s BNSF Line that have lasted into the Tuesday morning commute.