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

The condition of the pedestrian is unclear

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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.

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