Train Hits Teenage Boy In Lake Zurich, Illinois

There was a train accident early Monday (September 1, 2014) in Lake Zurich, Illinois. According to Lake Zurich Police, the accident happened at 5:35 a.m. and involved a freight train striking a teenager – identified only as a 15-year-old boy from the area – on the Canadian Pacific Railroad tracks, near the Route 12 overpass. …

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Car Struck By Train In Round Lake Park, Illinois

There was a train accident involving a car getting hit by a Metra train early Saturday morning (August 2, 2014) in Round Lake Park. Emergency responders were alerted to the accident at approximately 1:45 a.m.  The car was found in a ditch near the railroad tracks at Route 134 and Porter Drive. The man had to …

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Freight Train Fatally Strikes Pedestrian In Lake Forest, Illinois

There was a fatal train accident involving a person struck and killed by a freight train last night (June 19, 2014) in Lake Forest, Illinois. Details on this train accident are somewhat limited at this time. The pedestrian was struck at approximately 7:50 p.m. near the Metra North Line’s Lake Forest Station.  The train that …

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Fatal Train Accident In Zion, Illinois

There was a fatal train accident Monday afternoon (April 7, 2014) in Zion, Illinois.  The accident involved a Metra train fatally striking a pedestrian to the south of the Zion Metra train station at approximately 2:00 p.m. It is unknown as to the reason for the accident. This Lake County train accident remains under investigation. …

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