CHICAGO (CBS) — Metra UP-W service was halted in both directions for over an hour after an inbound train struck a vehicle near Oak Park.
After the car was cleared, the track had to be checked for damage and “extensive delays are anticipated.”
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Inbound and outbound train movement will be halted near Oak Park due to train #52 striking a vehicle. The track is currently being inspected for damage from this incident. Extensive delays are anticipated.
— Metra UP-W (@metraUPW) July 22, 2019
Movement in both directions was stopped before 4 p.m.
The accident happened near Kilbourne Avenue, and it is unclear whether there are any injuries.
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