Dump Truck Collides with Commuter Train in Illinois

first_imgMOUNT PROSPECT, Ill. (AP) – A Metra commuter train heading into Chicago collided with a semitrailer, killing the truck’s driver and causing a minor derailment.Metra spokeswoman Judy Pardonett says the train’s passengers were evacuated after the collision in Mount Prospect on Friday. The collision also started a fire under one of the cars, but all of the train’s cars remained upright. Pardonett confirms that the truck’s driver was killed. She says none of the passengers were seriously injured.WFLD-TV reports that motorist Susan Bass witnessed the accident. Bass says the truck turned suddenly into the train’s path, despite no-crossing signs being down.The collision ended with the cab of the truck separated from the rest of the vehicle.[bc_video account_id=”” player_id=”” video_id=””]last_img read more

Auction action for kids’ camps

first_imgGENEROUS locals enjoyed morning tea and a charity auction for a special cause last week. Evergreen Retirement Village opened its…[To read the rest of this story Subscribe or Login to the Gazette Access Pass] Thanks for reading the Pakenham Berwick Gazette. Subscribe or Login to read the rest of this content with the Gazette Digital Access Pass subscription.last_img

Family violence services streamlined

first_imgBy Aneeka Simonis THE family violence policing unit based in Pakenham will soon be relocated to a support super centre…[To read the rest of this story Subscribe or Login to the Gazette Access Pass] Thanks for reading the Pakenham Berwick Gazette. Subscribe or Login to read the rest of this content with the Gazette Digital Access Pass subscription.last_img

Pearse Stadium Double Header Confirmed For Saturday

first_imgprint WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email The CCCC have confirmed the details of the Allianz National Hurling League Quarter Finals. Galway’s Quarter Final with Wexford will be played as a doubleheader with the Allianz National Football League clash of Galway and Roscommon in Pearse Stadium on Saturday next.  The Hurling Quarter Final between Galway and Wexford will throw in at 1.30 with the Football throwing in at 3.30. All three Hurling Quarter Finals will be played on Saturday with Waterford and Clare in Walsh Park at 3pm and Tipperary and Dublin in Semple Stadium at 4.30. The Division One A Relegation Play-off between Kilkenny and Cork will be played at Nowlan Park and will throw in at 2pm. last_img read more