An 11-year-old boy was struck by an inbound Metra Electric train in Blue Island.
The accident happened around 7:25 a.m. Tuesday. Inbound train No. 504 was scheduled to arrive in Chicago at 8:04 a.m., but struck a person near 127th and Winchester Avenue, according to a Metra spokesman.
The boy is recovering from injuries at Christ Hospital.
According to reports, the boy was running northbound on Winchester and went in front of the train.
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