UPDATE 7/8/19 AT NOON:
More information has been provided regarding a vehicle vs. train accident between Oswego and Naperville on Sunday that led to a Naperville woman being airlifted.
Oswego Fire Protection District officials said a person was transported by a helicopter to a local trauma center after a vehicle and train collided between Oswego and Naperville on Sunday around 3:55 p.m. at Wolfs Crossing and Normantown Rd. in Wheatland Twp.
According to the Will County Sheriff's Office, who is handling the case, Naperville Fire extricated the 48 year-old Naperville woman from a vehicle who suffered numerous injuries and broken bones.
Sheriff's office officials say witnesses advised that the woman, who has not been further identified, allegedly passed two other vehicles in the opposite lane of traffic heading westbound on Wolfs Crossing.
The woman then allegedly went around the gates and struck the side of the train as the train engine had already crossed the roadway. The Canadian National Railway train was heading in a southbound direction and did not suffer any damage.
The woman was airlifted at the scene to Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove for treatment. She was listed in critical condition as of Sunday night. No other injuries were reported.
The roadway was closed down until approximately 7:00 p.m. No tickets have been issued at this time and an investigation is ongoing.
Naperville Police, Aurora Fire and Aurora Police also responded to the scene.
This is the second incident in recent months where a person was injured at the intersection. In January, an Aurora woman died after she was struck by a train in what law enforcement classified as a suicide.
Oswego Fire Protection District officials say one person was transported by a helicopter to a local trauma center after a vehicle and train collided between Oswego and Naperville on Sunday.
Fire officials say they responded around 3:55 p.m. on Sunday for the reported accident at Wolfs Crossing and Normantown Rd. Naperville Fire and Aurora Fire were also called, due to jurisdictional boundaries. The Will County Sheriff's Office is also investigating Sunday's accident.
Officials say in a statement that one occupant of a vehicle, who has not been further identified, was transported to the trauma center for treatment.
No other injuries were reported. This is the second incident in recent months where a person was injured at the intersection. In January, an Aurora woman died after she was struck by a train in what law enforcement classified as a suicide.
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