A freight train hit a car today (February 25, 2014) in Marion, Illinois.
Details on the cause of this train collision appear limited at this time.
This collision happened at roughly 1:00 p.m., as a Crab Orchard and Egyptian freight train struck the car as it was heading eastbound on Halfway Road.
A passenger in the car was taken to Heartland Regional Medical Center. Neither the train conductors or the car’s driver were injured.
Additional details and possible updates concerning this Southern Illinois train accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the February 25 kfvs12.com article titled “Train and car collide in Marion, at least 1 injured” as well as the February 25 WPSD Local article titled “Vehicle collides with train, one injured.”
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