CSX Train Hit Police Cruiser in West Virginia

A CSX train struck a police car in South Charleston, West Virginia, after the cruiser drove onto the tracks on Sunday.

The police officer, who had gotten out of his vehicle before it was struck, was chasing a vehicle that had failed stop during a traffic stop. The driver of the fleeing vehicle drove onto the tracks as well.

A front tire of the cruiser became stuck on a rail near a grade crossing. After the collision, the eastbound train drug the cruiser along the tracks and across a bridge over a road.

The suspect being chased was later apprehended by police.

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