Metra delays: UP NW train hits pedestrian in Arlington Heights

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team via WLS logo

Wednesday, November 30, 2022 2:28PM

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (WLS) — A pedestrian was struck by a Metra Union Pacific Northwest train in northwest suburban Arlington Heights Wednesday morning.

Metra said inbound and outbound UP-NW train movement near Arlington Heights was halted. Around 8 a.m., Metra said Train #634 and #638 will be the next trains making scheduled stops to Chicago.

Metra Rock Island Line train hits car in Midlothian

Extensive delays are expected.

Arlington Heights police said on Twitter to avoid a railroad crossing at Ridge and Northwest Highway. Ridge is closed at the racks while Northwest Highway remains open.

Further details were not immediately available.

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