Amtrak Train Collides With Bacon-Loaded Semi In Chicago

 Tuesday, June 9, 2015

 CBS Chicago

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. There were 203 passengers aboard; no one was injured, Amtrak said.
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