A hot air balloon crashed in the US state of Wisconsin and was then hit by a train. According to NBC News, the three occupants of the balloon were seriously injured in the accident on Wednesday evening (local time).
Images from American media show the remains of a balloon hanging in an electricity cable, a basket is no longer visible.
It is not clear how the accident at Burlington could have happened. A Canadian Railways train drove at an unknown speed towards the basket containing the three occupants, witnesses report to NBC News. A Canadian Railways spokesperson could not comment on the incident.
Two of the three injured were transported by helicopter. The FAA is investigating the accident.