Amtrak Wins Another One
A DIMWIT IN WAVERLY, VIRGINIA, couldn't wait and drove around the lowered crossing gates at a railroad crossing this morning (Thursday). Just in time to say "hello" to an Amtrak passenger train traveling from Norfolk to Boston.
Virginia State Police photos
Untron Drew is lucky to be alive after getting his car powdered in the resulting collision, but he was injured and was flown to a trauma center in Richmond.
The State Police say that alcohol was involved in the 5:15 am collision. The train was traveling at 80 mph at the time of contact. WTVR-TV Richmond has the details: http://wtvr.com/2013/12/12/amtrak-hits-car-in-waverly/ .
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