Car Hits Train At River Road And The Metra Union Pacific Northwest Line In Downtown Des Plaines

Des Plaines police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 6:31 PM Tuesday to a car vs train crash 42.039222,-87.883428 (River Rd and Union Pacific Northwest Line. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a car hit a Metra train at River Road and the Union Pacific Railroad UP Northwest Lines.

River Road is blocked. The vehicle is on the south side of the railroad tracks. The Metra conductor is out talking to the driver of the car.

The driver does not appear to be seriously injured.


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