PALATINE, Ill. (STMW) –– A Metra train has been stopped near northwest suburban Palatine Thursday night after striking a vehicle.
Union Pacific Northwest Line Train No.657 was heading to Crystal Lake when the train struck a vehicle at Quentin Road near the Palatine station, according to a Metra service advisory.READ MORE: Crews Working To Open Valve Believed To Be Cause Of Dixmoor's Weeklong Water Woes
The train left Ogilvie Transportation Center at 7:30 p.m. and was scheduled to arrive in Crystal Lake at 8:55 p.m., Metra spokeswoman Meg Reile said.READ MORE: Mayor Lori Lightfoot's $16.7 Billion Budget Plan On Track For Approval Next Week After Second Key Committee Vote
Train No.662, which was scheduled to arrive in Chicago at 10:23 p.m., was stopped in Barrington due to the crash. Traffic is being stopped at the location until the accident site is cleared, a service advisory said.
It’s unclear whether any injuries were reported. Palatine police could not be reached for comment.MORE NEWS: Chicago Department Of Public Health To Begin Offering Free Pfizer And Johnson & Johnson Booster Shots Next Week
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