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Man suffers serious injuries after collision with train

By AP/KWMU

St. Louis – An eastern Missouri man has been hospitalized with what are described as life-threatening injuries after his pickup truck collided with a train.

The man's name has not been released. The accident happened around 4:30 Sunday afternoon near Old Monroe in Lincoln County. Authorities say the 66-year-old resident of Old Monroe drove onto the railroad track, and the train hit his vehicle.

The man was flown by helicopter to a hospital in St. Louis.

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