BARTLETT, Ill. (AP) - Metra officials say a commuter train has hit a semitrailer carrying cars near the Chicago suburb of Bartlett, which caused a minor derailment.
There were no immediate reports of injuries.
Metra spokeswoman Meg Reile says a train from Elgin toward the city hit the semi around 3:30 p.m. Monday as it was arriving at the Bartlett depot.
The crash shut down service on the Milwaukee District West Line. It also damaged and derailed the front car of the train.
Reile says to expect significant delays the rest of the evening.
She says there'll be an investigation to ensure that all signals and crossing gates were functioning properly.
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