Girl, 17, in Critical Condition After Being Struck by Train in Hinsdale

The girl was struck by a Metra train in the western suburbs

A teenage girl is in critical condition after she was struck by a Metra train Saturday night in west suburban Hinsdale.

The 17-year-old girl was struck at the Garfield Street crossing by inbound BNSF train No. 1320 at 7:03 p.m., according to Metra and a statement from Hinsdale police.

She was immediately taken to Hinsdale Hospital and then was transferred to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, where she remains in critical condition, police said.

Trains traveling to Aurora and Chicago on the BNSF line were temporarily stopped, causing delays of up to 75 to 90 minutes, according to a statement from Metra.

Hinsdale police are investigating.

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