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Metra vs Pedestrian, Elgin+ other incidents

Unread postPosted: Tue Mar 14, 2017 1:35 am
by Jochs
A pedestrian was struck by a Metra train in Elgin on Monday Night and was killed.
http://abc7chicago.com/traffic/pedestrian-fatally-struck-by-metra-train-near-elgin/1799102/

Train vs pedestrian crashes seem to have become routine
A pedestrian was hit on the UP NW line on Sunday.
http://abc7chicago.com/news/pedestrian-struck-on-metra-up-northwest-line/1796768/
On 3/4 a man was killed in LaGrange.
http://abc7chicago.com/traffic/pedestrian-fatally-struck-by-metra-train-near-la-grange/1785037/

A pedestrian was killed on 2/10/17 by a Metra Express Train.
http://abc7chicago.com/traffic/pedestrian-fatally-struck-by-metra-train-near-la-grange/1785037/

January 26, 2017 was not a good day for Metra.
http://abc7chicago.com/news/metra-up-nw-train-strikes-vehicle-in-deadly-crash;-another-train-hits-pedestrian/1721789/

A pedestrian was struck by a Metra train near Midlothian on 1/4/17.
http://abc7chicago.com/news/pedestrian-struck-by-metra-train-near-midlothian/1686686/

There are lots of other incidents involving Metra in recent months that can be found here.
http://abc7chicago.com/tag/metra/

Re: Metra vs Pedestrian, Elgin+ other incidents

Unread postPosted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 5:27 pm
by Tier4GEVO
I question society's IQ when you realize all cars/pedestrians wouldn't have been hit if they stayed off the tracks when a train was oncoming.