The driver of a truck was injured in a Amtrak train accident in St. Louis.
The accident occurred at 8 a.m. when the motorist drove across the barrier at the railroad tracks. The train was unable to stop in time and struck the back half of the truck, causing it to split in half.
The train was pushed 100 yards down the tracks, but the driver was thrown from the vehicle. The driver was rushed to the hospital in serious condition, but authorities have said that he will survive. There were 129 passengers on the train, luckily none of them were injured in the accident.
Railroad accidents can cause serious injury to everyone involved, our thoughts are with the victim and his family during his recovery time.