Freight train derails, bridge collapses in Chicago's northern suburbs
(Source: Chicago Sun-Times, July 4, 2012)
CHICAGO — A freight train derailed and its crossing bridge collapsed Wednesday near the Glenview and Northbrook border, officials said. The accident happened at 1:45 p.m. on the bridge along the Union Pacific tracks, causing authorities to shut down Shermer Road south of Willow as emergency crews rushed to the scene. No vehicles or people appeared to be under the bridge when it collapsed, authorities said, and no injuries have been reported.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times
Thursday, July 05, 2012
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