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Trains stopped after Elwood truck accident
illinois | Route 53 |
ELWOOD - Amtrak services were shut down temporarily at the Walter Strawn Drive railroad crossing near Route 53 late Wednesday morning while crews cleared away a semitrailer that had rolled over on its side.[...]
Sep 30, 2014 7:33pm | 5 views | source: Yahoo

After the accident: Metra and pedestrian fatalities
Naperville | illinois |
Frequent commuters are all too familiar with the pangs of delays: the groans induced by announcements made over a train intercom, or the confusion created when train or bus operators suggest alternative routes, thanks (or no thanks) to weather, mecha[...]
Sep 30, 2014 5:23pm | 2 views | source: Yahoo

Will new rules make all trains carrying hazardous materials safe? - Chicago Daily Herald
hoffman estates | illinois |
Seventy-nine hazmat accidents in Illinois involving DOT-111 tank cars released more than 1,400 gallons of corrosive liquids, including sulfuric and hydrochloric acids, between 1999 and July 2014, according to U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials ...[...]
Sep 26, 2014 04:31am | 4 views | source: Google / Chicago Daily Herald

Man Allegedly Ditched Paralyzed Woman After BMW Wreck, Took Cab to 'Burbs - DNAinfo
chicago | illinois |
His passengers had asked Cho, 28, to slow down as he sped away from The MID nightclub, but he hit the gas and crashed at the end of the 700 block of West Erie, an industrial area near train tracks and the north branch of the Chicago River, prosecutor[...]
Sep 24, 2014 6:38pm | 24 views | source: Google / DNAinfo

Police: It's time to keep a sharp eye out for deer on roads
sidney | illinois |
Thousands of drivers in Illinois fall victim each year to vehicle crashes with deer. ST. JOSEPH - Chad Beasley noticed the glint of a deer's eye followed instantly by the unmistakable thud of it making contact with his two-month-old Ford Explorer. Ac[...]
Sep 24, 2014 05:07am | 4 views | source: Google

Victim's Name of Train Accident Released - WICS-TV
springfield | illinois |
Victim's Name of Train Accident Released. The identity of a ... Every week &'Illinois Central&' brings you the stories about the people in Central Illinois, from area history to the arts, the great outdoors to health and fitness. ... Sheriff Thinks .[...]
Sep 23, 2014 4:40pm | 1 view | source: Google / WICS-TV

Woman killed after vehicle struck by train - Belleville News Democrat
taylorville | illinois |
TAYLORVILLE, Ill. - A 66-year-old Christian County woman was killed over the weekend after her vehicle was struck by a train in Taylorville, authorities said. ... Authorities say the crash happened around 2 a.m. near South Main and Palmer Streets.[...]
Sep 22, 2014 8:12pm | 26 views | source: Google / Belleville News Democrat

Autopsy Scheduled For Victim Of Train Accident - WICS-TV
taylorville | illinois |
Autopsy Scheduled For Victim Of Train Accident. An autopsy is scheduled for ... Taylorville Police say around 2 a.m. near the intersection of South main and Palmer streets, officers arrived to find the vehicle along the tracks, consumed by fire. The [...]
Sep 22, 2014 5:56pm | 28 views | source: Google / WICS-TV

Oswego man hit by train while trying to put nickel on tracks
Naperville | illinois |
An allegedly drunk Oswego man was struck by a train Tuesday afternoon after trying to place a nickel on the Burlington Northern-Santa Fe railroad tracks in the village.[...]
Sep 17, 2014 2:06pm | 22 views | source: Yahoo

Older Illinois Reports by Our Users

amtrack vs. pedestrian
Rantoul | Illinois | Street
Train vs. Pedestrian amtrack from champaign to chicago pedestrian strikes side of train. The conductor reports he was alert and talking. Heavy delay for my connecting train[...]
Apr 08, 2014 9:11pm | By oops | 65 views |

Train crash
Grayslake | Illinois | Lake St & Hillside
A Canadian National freight train hit a car or pedestrian at the tracks near Lake st and Hillside in the town of Grayslake and reports are that there is a fatality involved.[...]
Mar 17, 2014 09:18am | By Andy | 1104 views | 2

Train and Car with fatality
Round Lake | Illinois | And Cedar Lake
All trains have stopped outbound from Chicago at Grayslake due to collision at the railroad crossing in Round Lake. [...]
Jan 22, 2014 8:08pm | By Gclark | 238 views |

Train blocking 173
Antioch | Illinois |
Train blocking Rt.173 just west of Rt.83 CN says Grass Lake Rd. Is open. CN railroad radio reveals possible derailment [...]
Dec 13, 2013 10:40am | By william smith | 127 views |

Stopped traffic
Harvey | Illinois | E 147th St
Train has been stopped for 20 minutes. No one is moving![...]
Nov 13, 2013 4:06pm | By Jeanelle | 32 views |

Train accident
Wilmington | Illinois | 264 Mill St
Train ht vehicle - vehicle injuries - train passengers ok[...]
Jul 12, 2013 8:31pm | By K | 1184 views |

Freight Train Accident
Macomb | Illinois | Train Tracks
We are riding Amtrak from Quincy, IL on our way to Chicago & there is apparently an accident on the train tracks just outside of Macomb, IL. A car was struck by a freight train & now all trains are indefinatly delayed.[...]
Feb 09, 2013 05:29am | By Chief_19_98 | 221 views |

Freight Train Accident
Macomb | Illinois | Train Tracks
We are riding Amtrak from Quincy, IL on our way to Chicago & there is apparently an accident on the train tracks just outside of Macomb, IL. A car was struck by a freight train & now all trains are indefinatly delayed.[...]
Feb 09, 2013 05:26am | By Chief_19_98 | 84 views |

QUESTION | Granite City | Illinois |
november 15, 1992. train hit chevy impala???[...]
| By krista12264 | 140 views |

QUESTION | Des Plaines | Illinois |
how many fatal train accidents have occurred at Miner Rd. and River Road in DesPlaines, IL.[...]
| By FM | 191 views |

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