Car Collides With Train In Socorro

POSTED: Friday, February 19, 2010 - 7:50am

UPDATED: Friday, April 2, 2010 - 9:53am

A socorro man is in the hospital after crashing his car into a train late last night.

The crash happened just after 11 o'clock last night on the 200 block of Horizon Boulevard.

Socorro Police say the man was hit by the train after passing the wooden railroad crossing arms that were already down.

The 31 year-old hispanic driver was taken to University Medical Center. The extent of his injuries are unknown.

Police tell us alcohol and speed were likely factors in the accident.

They say the man will likely face charges.

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