A community college student in Alabama was injured after being involved in an accident with a train. The student was taken to the hospital after the accident with head injuries.
According to police in the area, the 18-year-old driver ran a stop sign at the railroad crossing near Alabama 205. The oncoming train then struck the Lexus sedan on the passenger side causing the vehicle to spin before landing on its side on the ditch.
The woman was extricated through the front window and taken to the hospital to be treated. The investigation into the accident is still underway.
Railroad accidents can cause serious injury to all involved, our thoughts are with the friends and family of the victim.