Today at 2:30 p.m., Troopers and the Bureau of Criminal Investigation were investigating a train vs. vehicle collision on County Route 15B in the Town of Burns, Allegany County. A vehicle traveling south on County Route 15B went through the crossing barriers as the Norfolk Southern train approached. The train stuck the vehicle. The operator of the vehicle has serious physical injuries. The train has minimal damage. The driver was rushed to Noyes Hospital in Dansville. Medics said CPR was in progress.
County Route 15B will be closed from State Route 70 to County Route 15A for several hours. This is an active investigation and state police said no information will be given out at this time.
UPDATE 7:30PM- A State Police member said, "we're not going to release anything else tonight...we need to speak with family."