The 11-year-old boy struck by a Metra train on March 15 is reportedly out of critical condition.
Read the initial report of the train incident
District 220 Chief Communications Officer Jeff Arnett said the boy is doing better, but has a long recovery ahead of him. He's currently at Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge.
Arnett is currently working with the Hough Street School PTO to see how families can help. In the meantime, share positive words of encouragement with the boy and his family in the comments section of this article. We will pass them along to District 220 to make sure the family sees them.