Inbound Union Pacific/Northwest Line no. 630 struck a truck that was backing into a lumber yard in the 6900 block of North Northwest Highway about 8:20 a.m.
Last week, a father and son jumped into action to save a child struck by a Metra train. On Wednesday, they sat down to talk with Chris Martinez about their heroism.
A man died Tuesday morning when he was struck by a Metra train as he was crossing the tracks in Downers Grove.
Dominic Szymanski was struck by a commuter train around Friday. Passersby and police officers immediately began administering first aid as paramedics rushed to the scene.
A Metra train fatally struck a man Friday night in north suburban Morton Grove.
A Metra train struck and reportedly killed a pedestrian early Monday in Hanover Park, in an incident that shut down the Milwaukee District/West Line.
Metra Union Pacific West Line trains are delayed up to an hour and a half Monday afternoon after an outbound train struck and killed a woman in west suburban Glen Ellyn Monday afternoon.
Police in Lake Forest are going over train schedules and looking to review video from Metra trains to determine just when a young man, whose body was found near railroad tracks in the north suburb, was fatally struck by a train.
A motorcyclist was struck and killed by a Metra train in Orland Park overnight.
A 15-year-old boy was hit and killed by a Metra train in Lake Forest Tuesday morning.
For the second time in a week, a Metra train hit an abandoned car Monday morning at a minor road crossing in Des Plaines.
An elderly woman was killed by a Metra train overnight when she apparently got lost in McHenry County, began driving on the railroad tracks and then got out of her car and began walking along the tracks.
The storm system Tuesday evening produced funnel clouds and caused serious damage in many areas, and also left hundreds of thousands without power.
An Amtrak train hit a Metra commuter train Friday morning at Union Station, sending as many as 12 people to area hospitals.
A Metra train crashed into a semi-trailer truck Friday morning in Mount Prospect, causing the truck to burst into flames.
A Chicago man faces battery charges after he was involved in a scuffle with a Metra train conductor during yesterday’s evening rush hour.
An attack against a Metra conductor on a station platform late this afternoon caused police to be called and at least one train to be delayed.
A person was struck and killed by a Metra train in south suburban Blue Island early this morning.
A woman was struck and killed by a Metra train in southwest suburban Orland Park this morning.