CHICAGO, ILLINOIS(January 26, 2017) – At least one person was killed in a tragic train accident on Thursday morning near Northwest Highway and Nagle Avenue, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 7:10 am near the Northwest Highway and Nagle Avenue intersection. An unidentified car was struck by a Union Pacific Northwest train in the area. The train was originally supposed to leave Harvard at 7:35 am, but it was running late due to a pedestrian accident that had happened earlier on the line.
At least one person was pronounced dead as a result of the accident. The accident remains under investigation at this time to determine cause and liability.
“Our firms prayers are with all parties involved in this devastating collision,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm.
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.