Car Strikes Train at Scott Street Grade Crossing

August 17, 2015

News Release City of Fond du Lac Fire/Rescue

For Immediate Release

Peter O'Leary, Fire Chief

920-251-9806 cell

poleary@fdl.wi.gov

Car Strikes Train at Scott Street Grade Crossing

Fond du Lac, WI: On Monday August 17, 2015 at 2:52 a.m. the City of Fond du Lac Fire/Rescue department responded to a reported vehicle vs. train accident at the Scott Street grade crossing.  Upon arrival crews found a one vehicle crash and one patient in the vehicle. Crews extricated the patient from the vehicle and treated him for injuries. The vehicle sustained heavy front end damage.   Flight For Life was called to the scene and landed on Highway 45 just north of the accident.  

FDLFR paramedics transfered care over to Flight For Life  and the patient was transported to a local trauma center. The City of Fond du Lac police are conducting the crash investigation. Canadian National Railway personnel were also on scene.  No personnel on the train were injured.

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