Metra UP-North Service Halted After Train Strikes Vehicle in Lake Forest

Train #817 reportedly hit a vehicle on Saturday in Lake Forest

All Metra Union Pacific North trains were halted for several hours on Saturday evening after a train struck a vehicle near Lake Forest, Metra confirmed on Twitter.

According to the Metra website, train #817 reportedly hit a car before 5 p.m.

It wasn’t immediately known if anyone was inside the vehicle, or if anyone sustained injuries.

Service had resumed as of 8:30 p.m. Saturday, however delays were still expected.

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