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updated: 5/8/2013 6:30 PM

One hurt in train, SUV crash in Grayslake

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  • Emergency crews on the scene of a Wednesday afternoon crash involving a train and an SUV at routes 137 and 83 in Grayslake. The driver of the SUV was taken by ambulance to Advocate Condell Medical Center.

      Emergency crews on the scene of a Wednesday afternoon crash involving a train and an SUV at routes 137 and 83 in Grayslake. The driver of the SUV was taken by ambulance to Advocate Condell Medical Center.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Emergency crews on the scene of a crash involving a train and an SUV at routes 137 and 83 in Grayslake on Wednesday. The driver of the vehicle was taken by ambulance to Advocate Condell Medical Center.

      Emergency crews on the scene of a crash involving a train and an SUV at routes 137 and 83 in Grayslake on Wednesday. The driver of the vehicle was taken by ambulance to Advocate Condell Medical Center.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Emergency crews on the scene of a crash involving a train and an SUV at routes 83 and 137 in Grayslake Wednesday afternoon.

       Emergency crews on the scene of a crash involving a train and an SUV at routes 83 and 137 in Grayslake Wednesday afternoon.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Video: Train hits SUV in Grayslake

 
 

One person was hurt Wednesday when a freight train struck an SUV in Grayslake.

The accident happened about 1:45 p.m. near the intersection of routes 83 and 137.

The woman driving the blue SUV was making a left turn from northbound Route 137 onto Route 83 when it was hit by the northbound train on the Canadian National tracks, authorities said.

The motorist suffered minor injuries and was taken by ambulance to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, Grayslake Fire Protection District officials said.

No tickets were issued immediately after the crash. The accident is under investigation, Grayslake police said.

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