Driver Hospitalized after Car Crashes into Train near Avenue 44
EARLIMART, CA (February 1, 2019) – A man was injured Friday morning following a train collision near Highway 99 and Avenue 44. The identity of the 25-year-old victim was not immediately disclosed to the public.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident happened at about 9:00 AM. A vehicle blew a tire and veered off road into the path of the train.
The driver suffered major injuries to his arm and was transported to a nearby hospital, where he is expected to survive. Further updates on his current medical condition were not provided.
An investigation is ongoing to determine the cause of the collision and to identify possible contributing factors. Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is asked to contact the authorities as soon as possible. Additional information will be released once it becomes available.
Road accidents can happen anytime, anywhere, and to anyone. One small driving mistake can lead to disastrous results. That is why it is important to drive defensively and always abide by all driving laws. This way, you can ensure your safety and the safety of surrounding vehicles, motorists, and pedestrians.
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