On July 10, 2022 at approximately 2:20 PM the Riverside Fire and Police Departments were dispatched to the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad between Cowley and Longcommon Road for the report of a pedestrian struck by a train. Upon the arrival of the Fire and Police personnel, a victim was located west of the Cowley Road Crossing. The victim was transported from the scene by Riverside Paramedics to Loyola Hospital. The victim was pronounced deceased at Loyola Hospital. All rail traffic was suspended while Public Safety personnel was on scene. Train traffic resumed at approximately 3:30 PM.
Any inquires may be directed to Matthew Buckley, Director of Public Safety at 708-447-2700 ext. 306.