TEST Car Collides With Train in Clifton

November 6, 2013 Updated Oct 26, 2011 at 11:32 AM EDT

By KREX News Room
By Cori Coffin

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November 6, 2013 Updated Oct 26, 2011 at 11:32 AM EDT

Clifton - A driver plows his car into a train near 31½ Road and I-70B on Thursday afternoon, sending him and his female passenger to the hospital. Authorities tell NewsChannel 5 the vehicle was headed north on 31½ Road when it careened over the tracks, collided with the middle of the train and then flipped multiple times.

Witnesses say the man driving the vehicle did not attempt to stop, and police confirm there were no tire marks on the road.

The identities of the man and woman involved in the accident have not been released, but we're told by authorities that there didn't seem to be any critical injuries.

Authorities investigating the train and tracks confirmed that there was no structural damage and the road will remain open to traffic.