Metra Rock Island train strikes vehicle at 112th Place

One person suffered minor injuries and was taken to Little Company of Mary Hospital, authorities said.

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A person was taken to a hospital with minor injuries Friday morning after a Metra Rock Island train struck a vehicle on the Far South Side.

Train 404 struck the vehicle around 6:40 a.m. at 112th Place, according to Metra spokesman Michael Gillis.

Paramedics took the driver to Little Company of Mary Hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening, Gillis said.

The crash was “cleared fairly quickly” and trains resumed moving, he said.

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