Avon, Massachusetts: Car Struck by Train, Injures Elderly Driver

March 18, 2011 – Ann Kireilis, 91, from Brockton, Massachusetts has sustained serious personal injuries in an accident where a train smashed into her car. Kireilis’ vehicle was on the tracks in Avon when a Boston bound commuter train collided with car. The accident occurred yesterday at around 11:45 a.m at the East High Street crossing.

Kireilis was transported to Brockton Hospital, where she is listed in stable condition as of yesterday afternoon. An Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority spokesperson said it was unclear why Kireilis’s car was stopped on the tracks and that the warning gates were in the down position.

The accident remains under investigation.

Source: Boston.com

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