(CBS) – An Amtrak passenger train on its way to Chicago collided Friday afternoon with a semi-tractor-trailer truck in southwest suburban Wilmington.
The incident occurred around 4 p.m. at North River Road west of Illinois Route 53 in Wilmington. The Texas Eagle hit a truck that was obstructing the tracks, according to a statement from Amtrak. The truck was severed from its trailer, and its load — packages of bacon — were scattered all over the scene.READ MORE: Galewood Man Charged With Aggravated Battery In The Stabbing Of CTA Bus Driver
There were 203 passengers aboard; no one was injured, Amtrak said.
Video from Chopper 2 showed the trailer lying on its side, and people standing around site. Passengers later were loaded onto yellow school buses as Amtrak arranged their transportation to Chicago.READ MORE: 2 Men Shot In River North
Once the tracks and the train were inspected, the train was on its way to Union Station.
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