2 suffer serious injuries in Delaware after train hits car

April 23, 2022 GMT

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Two people suffered serious injuries Saturday after a CSX freight train crashed with a car that stalled on the tracks in Delaware, police said.

Newark Police said the crash occurred around 2:15 a.m. Saturday. According to police, the car became disabled after turning onto the tracks at a crossing at West Main Street and New London Road.

The occupants all got out of the car immediately but a CSX train was approaching quickly and struck the disable vehicle.

Police say two of the car’s occupants were still close to the point of collision and sustained injuries that could be life-threatening.

The crash remained under investigation.