Metra UP-W trains operating with extensive delays after pedestrian struck near Glen Ellyn

GLEN ELLYN, Ill. — Inbound and outbound Metra Union Pacific West Line trains are now operating with extensive delays after a pedestrian was struck.

The accident involving Metra train No. 10 happened around 5:30 a.m. Monday. Metra UP-W trains were stopped in both directions near Glen Ellyn for about two hours due to the accident.

A single track is now open, allowing trains to slowly move past the incident. According to Metra, extensive delays are expected.

The condition of the pedestrian is unknown at this time.

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