CHICAGO (CBS) — A person was struck by a Metra Union Pacific West train Monday morning near the Glen Ellyn station. Union Pacific West trains were running with extensive delays after the accident.
An inbound UP West line train hit a pedestrian around 5:20 a.m. near the Glen Ellyn station, according to Metra.
The pedestrian’s condition was not immediately available.
One track is open but there are going to be delays all morning long after a person was hit by a train Glen Ellyn. pic.twitter.com/ahudqOemte
— Yasmeen Hassan (@YasmeenTV) September 23, 2019
All inbound and outbound trains were temporarily halted after the accident, but one track has since reopened.
At least three inbound and three outbound Union Pacific West trains were canceled, and others were running with extensive delays, according to Metra.