Posted: May 11, 2010 6:26 PM by Letitia Walker
Updated: May 11, 2010 6:26 PM
On 05/11/2010 at 3:45p.m.the Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Office responded to a train/vehicle crash on South Hospital Drive, south of Abbeville. A north bound Mazda vehicle failed to yield at the marked railroad crossing and struck a east bound L and D train. Both occupants of the vehicle were transported to local hospitals with moderate injuries. The train was transporting grain and no hazardous materials were released. Charges are pending against the driver of the vehicle.