One injured in train vs. auto collision in Richmond

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One injured in train vs. auto collision in Richmond

One person sustained serious injuries after a Capitol Corridor train collided with a vehicle in Richmond Monday morning.

Richmond police officers responded to the scene of the train crossing at Chesley Avenue at 7:34 a.m., police Capt. Al Walle reported on social media. The driver of the vehicle was not injured and his front passenger suffered serious injuries, Walle said. The “morning commuter drove around the railroad crossing arm and was struck by the approaching train,” the police captain said.

Train 525 was involved in the collision, per Capitol Corridor via Twitter. A passenger on a separate train snapped a photo of the damaged train after the collision. Further details about the incident weren’t immediately known.