Today, readers we’ll talk about a fatal train crash in Chicago and resulted in an untimely death for a train passenger. Dear readers, are do you know about the Clarendon Hills Accident that occurred on Wednesday morning in Clarendon Hills, a village located in Illinois which is also known as the suburb of the southwest in Chicago, United States?
The accident was observed by Zurgot who was in his vehicle at the time of the incident. He recorded the video of the incident.
The Metra BNSF Crash –
It was reported that the Metra BNSF train was going towards its destination on the morning of May 11, 2022. the truck in the tracks for construction work caught on fire after being hit by the train.
Schedule of Trains following Clarendon Hills Train Accident
The Railway Authority has made changes in the timetable for Metra Train due to this incident that occurred yesterday. The boarding service from the station were suspended on Wednesday. Cars were dispatched to pick up the passengers who had left Clarendon station.
The Metra does not have a make a stop in Clarendon station in the current situation. But, it will operate on Saturdays, as well as trains on the Union Pacific West Line can be utilized by passengers. The new schedule will give time to train operators to prepare the Railway Authority for further infestation and will make the station possible to travel again.
Clarendon Hills Metra Accident Investigation –
The investigation into the train crash will be handled by the National Transportation Safety Board. The Merta spokesperson Michael Gillis that there was an cab that was leading the train. Consequently the front camera in the car will be put in place to conduct the investigation.
Two employees of Metra as well as two other people were injured in the incident. One woman passed away as a result of being ejected of Metra’s train on Prospect Crossing Avenue. The news about the loss of life is heartbreaking and the appropriate investigation will take place by responsible authorities, as per a statement released by Metra Officials following the Clarendon Hills Accident.
A commuter named Tim French said that this was the most terrifying incident. The truck was stuck in the railway tracks. Since the train was traveling in the opposite direction. Both collided which caused the explosion.
Q.1 What’s the helpline number that has been released from the Metra Authority for travel assistance?
A.1The helpline number provided through Metra Authority is (312) 337-7000.
Do the injuries in the accident?
A.2As per the reports, there have been no serious injuries.
The Final Verdict –
The crash was fatal and caused the death of one. The man that was the driver of the truck, as well as other members of the train secure.