Car Struck By Metra Train In Barrington Hills

A car was struck by a Metra train in Barrington Hills on Wednesday night, September 27, 2017. According to information provided by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, the Sheriff’s Office was contacted at 7:25 p.m. regarding the collision, which happened near the railroad crossing at Route 14 and Kelsey Road. An excerpt regarding the crash, quoting Lake …

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Pedestrian Fatally Struck By Freight Train In Lake Forest, Illinois

There has been a fatal train accident today (July 16, 2015) in Lake Forest, Illinois, involving a pedestrian being fatally struck by a freight train. Details on the accident and its causes appear limited at this time. The accident happened around 2:00 p.m., near the Lake Forest Metra station at the Lake Forest West train station …

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Fatal Metra Train Accident In Deerfield, Illinois

There was a fatal train accident Tuesday afternoon (June 2, 2015) in Deerfield, Illinois. The accident happened at approximately 2:00 p.m., north of the Deerfield station.  According to Deerfield Police,  at that time, a Metra Train (inbound Train 366) struck a pedestrian who was attempting to cross the tracks and “beat the train.” According to …

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Woman Fatally Struck By Train In Highwood, Illinois

There was a fatal train accident in Highwood, Illinois this morning, October 7, 2014. Details on the accident – especially its causes – appear limited at this time. The Metra inbound train struck the pedestrian just before 8:00 a.m. According to the Lake County Coroner’s Office, the woman was taken to Highland Park Hospital, where …

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Man Fatally Struck By Amtrak Train In Lake Forest, Illinois

There was a fatal train accident Sunday evening (September 8, 2014) in Lake Forest, Illinois.  The accident happened at the city’s west station, at 911 S. Telegraph Road. Emergency responders went to the station at approximately 6:10 p.m., and found a man who had been struck by an Amtrak train that was heading south. According …

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