An accident on the railroad tracks at Elk Grove – Florin is causing major delays on the east side of Elk Grove.
The accident took place around 4:45 pm. A car was partially on the tracks when it was struck by the train that was heading north. The impact pushed the car into the ditch. Bond Road was shut down due to the train stopping across the intersection. All of the local roads are seeing an increase in traffic
According to a witness, the driver of the black car appeared to be speeding. There was an accident and the black car was partially on the tracks. The occupants exited the vehicle before it was struck by the train. The witness stated the driver attempted to get back in the car moments before it was hit by the train.
No word on when the roads will reopen.
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