Train Collides With Car In Grayslake, Illinois

There was a collision between a freight train and SUV on Wednesday, May 8, in Grayslake, Illinois.  The driver of the SUV was hospitalized following the accident.

The accident happened at approximately 1:45 p.m., near the intersection of Route 83 and Route 137.

The train, which was heading northbound, struck the automobile on the car’s driver side.

The car’s driver was taken to Condell Hospital in Libertyville, Illinois, with minor injuries.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources including the May 8 Lake County News-Sun article titled “Motorist injured when freight train strikes SUV” as well as the Grayslake Patch article of May 8 titled “Driver Sustained Minor Injuries in Car-vs-Train Collision.

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