POTEAU, Okla. (KFOR) – A FedEx driver is hospitalized with injuries after a train crashed into the truck he was driving in LeFlore County, Okla.
The driver, a 24-year-old man whose name has not been released, was driving west on Bird Avenue, heading from the South Railway to Airport Road in Poteau, on Wednesday, when he began to cross. some tracks just after 2pm. , according to Poteau police.
A train south of Kansas City collided with a truck.
The driver was taken by Life Flight to Saint Francis Hospital in Tulsa, where he is being treated for multiple injuries, including his head.
Poteau police said the railway crossing is marked with rail crossings and give way signs, but lacks an advanced warning system including lights and arms.
Information is not provided about the driver’s condition.
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