CLEVELAND (WJW) – A woman is reportedly in serious condition after driving around train crossing warning arms and being struck by a train on Saturday.
According to a statement from the Cleveland Division of Fire, the driver of a sedan was hit on the passenger side at the intersection of East 80th Street and Bessemer Avenue.
Cleveland police confirmed the woman driving was 64 years old
According to the fire department, the car was carried about 50 feet. The driver was removed from the vehicle from the driver’s side door and taken to MetroHealth Medical Center in serious but stable condition, firefighters reported.
The car was totaled, but no further details have been provided.