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Train Injures Man in West Palm Beach

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A car crossing the railroad tracks at Riverside Drive and Alternate A1A was hit by a FEC train on Saturday. The train accident happened in West Palm Beach. The 27-year-old driver of the car was injured in the accident.

The victim

was attempting to cross west over the tracks at about 3:20 a.m., in his silver 2001 four-door Audi when it was struck by a southbound FEC train.

He is listed in critical condition at St. Mary’s Hospital. The police are investigating the accident. It is unknown if there is a gate at the crossing. The intersection was closed for three hours while the scen was cleaned and the the police conducted their investigation. No charges have been filed.

If you would like to learn more about train accidents, please visit InjuryBoard’s Mass Transit information page.