Train collides with car in Boonville

9 months 2 days 14 hours ago June 25, 2016 Jun 25, 2016 Saturday, June 25 2016 Saturday, June 25, 2016 12:04:00 AM CDT in News
By: Anna Jaoudi, KOMU 8 News Digital Producer

BOONVILLE - A train crashed into a car near the Isle of Capri Casino and Missouri River Friday night. 

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, 73-year-old Donald Wood stopped his car on a set of railroad tracks just before 8:30 p.m. A train heading eastbound on the tracks then hit Wood's car.

Boonville Police confirm that Wood was injured and flown to University Hospital. Wood's injuries are listed as moderate.

A hospital spokeswoman said Monday Wood was in serious condition.

The conductor of the train was not injured.

(Editor's Note: KOMU.com has updated this story for information.)

 

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