Train Carrying Some House Republicans Hits Truck In Virginia; 3 Illinois Reps UnhurtIllinois Congressmen Peter Roskam and Randy Hultgren and several other House Republicans on their way to a retreat in West Virginia were on board a train that hit a garbage truck Wednesday morning in Virginia.
Woman Killed, Man Injured When Freight Train Hits Car In Melrose ParkThe car was headed south on 19th Avenue near Main Street in Melrose Park around 2 a.m., when the driver went around the crossing gates, according to Maywood Fire Chief Craig Bronaugh.
One Killed When Metra Train Hits SUV In Oak LawnOne person was killed Monday morning, when a Metra train hit an SUV in southwest suburban Oak Lawn, halting operations on the Southwest Service line for about two hours.
Pink Line Train, Car Collide In CiceroService was disrupted between Pulaski and 54th/Cermak for a little more than an hour.
Pregnant Woman, 2 Kids Among 4 Hurt When Train Hits Car In ElginA 20-year-old Elgin man has been issued a handful of traffic citations after he, his pregnant wife and two of their children were injured when their car collided with a Metra train in the northwest suburb Saturday night.
Metra Train Delayed After Hitting Car In LibertyvilleA Metra train was delayed for half an hour Tuesday morning after slamming into an empty car in Libertyville.