One Taken to Hospital After Accident Involving Car and Train in Stafford

A woman was taken to the hospital after an accident involving a freight train and a car on West Street in Stafford Tuesday morning, according to emergency dispatchers.

According to police, the vehicles collided when the driver of the car disregarded the railroad crossing warning as the train was passing through. Police said the female driver of the car was taken to the hospital for evaluation. No serious injuries were reported.

She was issued an infraction for failure to stop a motor vehicle at a railroad crossing.

The freight train sustained superficial damage and no one on the train was hurt. West Street was closed for just over an hour while crews investigated but has since reopened.

No other information was immediately available.

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