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Route 14 in Barrington closed for hours after train hits semi

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By Daily Herald report

Route 14 remained closed for hours Thursday night after a Canadian National freight train collided with a semitrailer truck.

The Barrington Police Department responded to the scene of a crash involving a freight train at 6 p.m., it said. Their preliminary investigation indicates that the freight train was moving south at the Canadian National crossing when it struck the truck on the railroad tracks at Route 14.

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The force of the crash resulted in four additional vehicles being struck by the truck, police said.

At least one individual was taken to Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital as a result of injuries sustained in the crash. The extent of the injury is unknown, police said.

Route 14 was closed from Lake-Cook Road to Route 59, a stretch of about one mile, police said.

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