Driver escapes SUV before train crashes into it

Driver escapes SUV before train crashes into it
The driver was making a U-turn at a railroad crossing and got stuck. (Source: Lamerro Mason)

ASHLAND, VA (WWBT) - The Ashland Police Department says a driver was issued a summons Wednesday after making a U-turn at a railroad crossing and got stuck.

The driver was able to escape the SUV before a train traveling southbound struck it at the intersection of North Center Street and Henry Clay Road.

The incident happened just before 10:30 a.m.

The driver received a ticket for disregarding a railroad crossing signal.

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