Metra delays after train strikes empty car in Des Plaines

December 5, 2011 1:44:15 PM PST
An inbound Metra train struck an abandoned car in northwest suburban Des Plaines Monday morning. It happened near the intersection of Rand and Seegers in Des Plaines.

Police have not said how the car got on the tracks.

No one on the train was hurt.

It is the second crash involving a Metra train and an abandoned vehicle in a little less than a week in the same area.