No injuries after train hits car in New Braunfels, police say

NEW BRAUNFELS, TEXAS - A Union Pacific train struck a car near downtown New Braunfels on Wednesday, and police said the driver of the car was not injured.

New Braunfels police said officers and NBFD was dispatched to the 300 block of West Mill Street shortly before 3 p.m. Wednesday, and the initial reports indicate the sedan was struck by a locomotive, spun and struck the side of the train. The car came to a stop around 45-50 feet away from the crossing.

The driver of the sedan, described by police as a 64-year-old man from Live Oak, was not hurt in the crash.

Police said the cause of the crash remains under investigation, but their initial reports indicate the crossing arms did not come down before the train traveled through the crossing.

(© 2016 KVUE)


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