Woman seriously hurt in WA vehicle-train collision
Thursday, May 26, 2011
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) -- Police say an Amtrak train collided with a car on the railroad tracks in Everett, Wash., seriously injuring the driver and killing a dog in the car.
Everett police spokesman Robert Goetz said the car was hit on the driver's side Thursday evening and pushed about 100 yards down the tracks. The female driver was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.
No injuries were reported aboard the Chicago-bound train.
An Amtrak spokesman tells KOMO-TV the train had just left the Everett station.
The crash is under investigation.