- Associated Press - Friday, October 28, 2016

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Omaha police say a 21-year-old man has been injured after his car collided with a train.

The Omaha Police Department says the crash happened Thursday night near a southwest area of the city.

Authorities say the man trespassed onto property and his pickup truck was on the shoulder of the train tracks when the vehicle was hit.

Omaha television station KETV reports (https://bit.ly/2eD74S3 ) the train, which is owned by Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway, was able to slow down before impact with the truck.

The man, whose name was not released, has been accused of being combative when paramedics treated him at the scene. He has been sent to a hospital for his injuries and faces charges.


Information from: KETV-TV, https://www.ketv.com

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide