Driver critically injured after running into train

A driver is hospitalized in critical condition after his vehicle was struck by a train early this morning.

June 6, 2013 8:37:44 AM PDT
A driver is in critical condition after his car hit the side of a train in Fort Bend County early this morning.

It happened around 3am on Highway 90 at Harlem Road.

The train was on the tracks, blocking the intersection, when the car went through the crossing gate and hit the side of the train. The driver was trapped and had to be removed by the Jaws of Life.

He was taken by Life Flight to Memorial Hermann Hospital. Investigators say speed was a factor in the accident.

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