Child, 2, airlifted to hospital after car hits Metra train in Elgin; 3 others hurt

September 9, 2012 6:42:40 AM PDT
A family was injured after their car collided with a Metra train in Elgin over the weekend.

Investigators say the car struck a guardrail, then careened onto the tracks and collided with the train.

A father, mother and their two young children were hurt. A 2-year-old was flown by helicopter to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge.

The others were taken to Sherman and Provena St. Joseph hospitals in Elgin.