Two Women Injured in Train Accident

Two women were injured in a train accident in Indiana.

According to officials with the Hendricks County Sheriff’s Department, a train struck a car at a railroad crossing northwest of Indianapolis near Jamestown on the Boone-Hendricks County line. Police say 80 year-old Alice M. Schooler was driving a Chevrolet Impala that crossed the tracks into the path of a 22-car CSX train that was hauling steel.

Witnesses reported hearing the train’s conductor sound a horn as it approached the crossing. Video from the train’s engine showed the passenger vehicle crossing the tracks without slowing.

Schooler and a passenger in her car, 72 year-old Patricia A. Manion, were injured in the accident. They were transported by medical helicopter to St. Vincent’s Hospital in Indianapolis. No information on the nature or extent of their injuries was available.

If you have been injured in a train accident, please contact an Iowa train accident lawyer of LaMarca Law Group, P.C., by calling 877-327-2600.


1 Injured in Davenport Train-Car Collison

An elderly man was injured on New Year’s Eve when his vehicle collided with a train at a train crossing intersection.

The accident occurred in Davenport, Iowa on Perry Street. The train pulled the car about 40 feet from the site of the crash along the tracks before it came to a stop. While the passenger side of the vehicle was heavily damaged, the driver’s side was left relatively unharmed and the driver sustained minor injuries. He was taken to Genesis Medical Center in Davenport for treatment.

If you or someone you love has been injured in an automobile or train accident, we are prepared to represent your case. Contact the Iowa motor vehicle accident lawyers of LaMarca Law Group, P.C., today at 877-327-2600 to discuss your legal options for pursuing compensation.

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