(CBS) — A person was critically injured when a Metra train struck a vehicle Wednesday evening near northwest suburban Lake Barrington.
Train 653 struck the vehicle about 7:45 p.m. near U.S. Route 14 and Kelsey Road as it headed toward the Harvard station, according to Metra and the Lake County sheriff’s department.READ MORE: Sprinkler System Floods Skokie Apartment Building While Dousing A Fire
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A person who was in the vehicle was taken to a hospital in critical condition, the sheriff’s office said.
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