Boyce, LA – Van And Train Collide At Shuler Rd & River Rd
Boyce, LA (July 5, 2019) – A van was slammed into by an oncoming train at the junction of Shuler and River Roads earlier today, Friday, July 5th.
Sometime after 11:49 a.m., local police received an alert about the accident and rushed to the crash site at Rapides Station, at the intersection of Shuler and Rover. Firefighters and an ambulance also arrived at the scene.
The driver of the van was ticketed for driving around the barriers.
Police announced that nobody died in the accident. The passengers on the train were unharmed. But, the driver of the van was transported to Rapides Regional Medical Center and reported to be in stable condition.
This is an updating story. As more information is uncovered, more details will be released to public sources.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Van and Train Collision in Boyce
The Federal Railway Administration reports that, as of 2018, about 270 roadway fatalities took place, with 69% of these crashes taking place in 12 U.S. States. Based on the data in this report, Louisiana takes the 12th spot for the most frequent fatal train and car crashes, with seven deaths occurring in 2018 alone.
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