A spokesman for Metra, a commuter line for northeast Illinois, said a train heading from downtown Chicago to Antioch, near the Wisconsin border, struck several vehicles during the Thanksgiving holiday rush hour Wednesday afternoon.
Spokesman Patrick Waldron said at least one of the vehicles burst into flames as a result of the accident. There was no information available regarding injuries.
CBS News reported at least ten vehicles were involved. Waldron said the train probably was carrying several hundred passengers when the collision occurred, AP reports.
The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation put the head of the contractor company of Russia's space corporation Roskosmos, Sergei Slastikhin, on international wanted list
"Washington operators of the sanctions machine ought to get acquainted with the history of Russia, to stop the unnecessary fussing," spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry said