Person Hit by Metra Train in Des Plaines, Halting UP-NW Service - NBC Chicago

Person Hit by Metra Train in Des Plaines, Halting UP-NW Service

The condition of the pedestrian is unclear

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    Person Hit by Metra Train in Des Plaines, Halting UP-NW Service
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    View of the Metra commuter railroad logo on the side of a rail car, Chicago, Illinois, October 7, 2016. (Photo by Interim Archives/Getty Images)

    A person was hit by a Metra train Sunday in northwest suburban Des Plaines.

    The Union Pacific-Northwest line train was traveling into Chicago about 10 a.m. when it struck a pedestrian in Des Plaines, according to tweets on the Metra UP-NW account.

    Both inbound and outbound trains remain halted near Des Plaines, Metra said. Extensive delays are anticipated.

    The pedestrian’s condition was not immediately clear.