Police investigating youth-train incident in Buffalo Grove as suicide attempt
News-sun staff report December 21, 2013 1:07PM
Updated: December 22, 2013 1:48PM
A juvenile was hit by a train in Buffalo Grove on Friday afternoon, and the Lake County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incident as an apparent suicide attempt.
According to the police report, the youth stepped in front of a slow-moving Metra train at Route 22 and Prairie Road, was hit, and was thrown from the tracks.
The injured juvenile was taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville with non-life threatening injuries.
The incident remains under investigation. The site of the incident is about a mile west of Stevenson High School.