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One person injured after car vs. train crash

The man went to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

SWANTON, Ohio — One person is injured after their car was hit by a train in Swanton Thursday morning.

One person injured after car vs. train crash in Swanton Oh.

Posted by WTOL 11 on Thursday, July 22, 2021

The train crossing at SR 295 near Soul Rd. between Airport Highway and the Turnpike was closed due to the crash, but has since reopened. 

An Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper said the man got lucky and went to the hospital with a broken leg. Other than that, he is expected to be okay.

Credit: WTOL

Officials want to remind everyone that if the railroad gates are down, do not try to drive around them.