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‘Multiple injuries’ after Metra train clips semi in Niles

Updated: January 6, 2014 10:41AM

Multiple people were injured when a Metra train clipped a semitrailer-truck Monday morning in north suburban Niles.

The inbound Metra train clipped a semi about 6 a.m. on the Milwaukee District North Line in Niles, Metra spokesman Tom Miller said.

Multiple people were injured, said police News Affairs Officer Janel Sedevic.

Miller said none of the injuries were life-threatening. The Chicago Fire Department could not immediately be reached for comment.

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