Extensive delays were possible on Metra's Union Pacific Northwest Line after a train struck a vehicle Friday afternoon, seriously injuring two people in Chicago's Norwood Park neighborhood, authorities said.
The collision was reported before 4:30 p.m. near North Nagle and North Avondale avenues, just east of the Norwood Park Metra station. Inbound and outbound train movement was halted following the incident and remained stopped as of 5:19 p.m., Metra tweeted.
The transit agency said extensive delays were anticipated. When service was expected to resume remained unclear Friday evening.
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Two men were injured in the crash and transported to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in serious-to-critical condition, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
As of Friday evening, authorities hadn't released additional information about the crash, including a potential cause.