One hospitalized after accident with car and train

Published 5:49 pm Thursday, July 25, 2019


One person was taken to the hospital after a car and train collided on Thursday afternoon.

A Chevrolet Cobalt attempted to cross the tracks on Randall Street when it was struck by a freight train.

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Law enforcement on the scene said one male from the car was taken to the hospital by Lawrence County EMS, while the other declined treatment.

The car was flipped and lying alongside the tracks.

Specific details of the crash, which took place after 4 p.m., were not available while it was under investigation.

Crews on scene included the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office, the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the South Point Police Department and the Perry Township Volunteer Fire Department.