Driver Escapes Serious Injury When Train Hit SUV

Posted at 11:50 AM, Apr 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-22 11:50:15-04

MOUNT VERNON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A driver escaped serious injury Saturday afternoon when a train hit a sport-utility vehicle in Mount Vernon.

Mount Vernon Fire Department officials said late Saturday that the crash occurred along Hummel Road.

Officials said emergency crews responding to the scene found the driver outside the vehicle suffering non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver was taken to an area hospital for treatment.

Mount Vernon Fire Department and Rockcastle Emergency Management officials are investigating the crash.