CHICAGO (CBS) — Metra police have requested that all Electric District trains stop at the Riverdale station in south suburban Riverdale, after a truck hit a railroad bridge.
Metra said a truck hit the Electric District bridge at 138th and Illinois on Friday morning leaving an apparent crack in the concrete.
The bridge strike was on the west side and there appears to be a crack in the concrete. A bridge inspector is in route.
— Metra Electric (@metraMED) August 23, 2019
One inbound train has been stopped near Riverdale, and Metra police have requested all Electric District trains stop at the Riverdale station after the accident.
A bridge inspector was on the way to determine if the bridge is safe to use.