Metra MD-N train derails after hitting dump truck in Grayslake

GRAYSLAKE, Ill. — A Milwaukee District North Metra train derailed after striking a dump truck in Grayslake.

The accident happened after 7 a.m. Monday near Route 120 and Hainseville Road, and caused the front car of the train to derail.

Grayslake – Metra MD N train hit dump truck near 120/HainsevilleRd.

Front car of train has derailed.We saw one passenger carried off on a stretcher.

MDN trains stopped both directions. No crossing gates at this crossing.

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One passenger was carried off from the train on a stretcher. The extent of their injuries is unknown at this time.

No word on any other injuries.

MD-N trains are stopped in both directions. No crossing gates at this crossing.

This is a developing story. Check back for details.

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