Railroad News

Elderly Female Motorist Injured When Smacked By KCS Train

(East Plano, Texas – July 19, 2011)

An elderly woman driver was treated at a local hospital for facial lacerations and injuries after her car was struck in the rear quarter-panel and spun around by a Kansas City Southern freight train as she crossed KCS tracks at Shiloh Road in East Plano, TX just after 9:00 A.M. Tuesday morning. Apparently confused, the victim drove through allegedly lowered crossing gates.