Two people were in the vehicle, but not injured, the chief said.
The SouthWest Service outbound train struck the vehicle near 153rd Street.
Train No. 863, scheduled to arrive in Manhattan at 6:25 p.m., was stopped due to the incident, according to a Metra tweet.
Metra Alert SWS - Train #863, Sched. to Arrive Manhattan at 6:25 PM - 70 to 75 Minute Delay— Metra SWS (@metraSWS) August 14, 2016