Saturday night, a car was hit by a train and the driver killed at a railroad crossing in the Vancouver, Washington area. The crossing was located on private property.
The train, a Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad freight train, was heading westbound. Just after 8:30pm, it struck a station wagon. The Washington Auto Accident happened in the 17200 block of the Old Evergreen Highway.
Vancouver police officers and fire fighters rushed to the scene, but reported that the driver was already dead when they arrived. The driver was still inside the vehicle. According to investigators, the car was knocked nearly a mile down the tracks due to the impact.
Information about the driver involved in the Seattle Car Accident has not yet been released, according to King5.com.
If you have been injured or a loved one has been injured or killed in an Washingotn auto accident, call the personal injury attorneys at Bernard Law Group, 1-800-418-8282.