Car collides with train in Laurel Co.

Train, Car, London

LONDON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Laurel Co. Sheriff says two people were sent to the hospital after a car collided with a train on Tuesday.

According to the Sheriff, it happened about 10 miles north of London at the railroad crossing on Hazel Patch Road at about 2:25 p.m.  Deputies say a car traveling westbound attempted to cross the train tracks and collided with a northbound CSX freight train.  Deputies say the driver told them she did not see or hear the train approaching.

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The driver, 63-year-old Annetta Conley of East Bernstadt was airlifted from the scene to UK hospital.  The passenger, 37-year-old Melissa Conley, identified as the driver’s daughter, was taken to St. Joseph Hospital in London for treatment.