DAWSON, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say a train hit a car at western Pennsylvania crossing, but no injuries were reported.
The (Uniontown) Herald-Standard reports that the CSX train struck the rear passenger side of the car in Dawson at about 10:30 a.m. Friday.READ MORE: Registered Sex Offender Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Missing Westmoreland County Teen
The driver was uninjured. The train blocked traffic at five intersections in the borough for about 1Â½ hours. The intersection is marked with train crossing signs but there are no lights or crossing bars.
The Public Utility Commission opened an investigation into safety measures after two serious accidents involving CSX trains at an intersection a block away last year.READ MORE: Neighbors Want Liquor Control Board To Take Action Against Bar In Carnegie
In October, a driver was seriously injured when her car was hit by a train. Last August, a 9-year-old boy riding a bicycle was hit by a train and seriously injured.
Information from: Herald-Standard, http://www.heraldstandard.com/MORE NEWS: 2 Allegheny County Lawmakers Introduce Plan To Allow Legal Recreational Marijuana Use In State
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