Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Minor Car vs Metra Train Crash at Arthur Ave Crossing with UP Northwest Line, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police responded about 9:18 PM Monday to a report of a car vs train crash Arthur Avenue and Northwest Highway Arlington Heights, IL. Police received a report of a minor crash with no injuries involving a Metra passenger train and a vehicle.

No injuries were reported and the fire department was not dispatched to the scene.

Fresh deep snow conditions existed at the time of the crash.

Metra reported at 9:35 p.m. that Train #659 was involved in an incident with a vehicle that struck the train. Train #659 is an outbound train from Chicago to Harvard that is scheduled to arrive at the Arlington Heights downtown Metra station at 9:16 p.m.

Air temperature was 25°F at O'Hare's official Chicago weather station at 9:51 p.m.

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