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Freight train strikes vehicle in Beverly

A vehicle was struck by a freight train early Monday in Chicago’s Beverly community.

The crash happened about 3:50 a.m. in the 9900 block of South Maplewood Avenue, said police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro, citing preliminary information. No injuries were reported, Alfaro added.

Meanwhile, officers in nearby Evergreen Park helped assist Chicago Police by directing traffic.

Details on how the crash occurred were not immediately available.



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