A police officer in Midland, Texas was responding to an emergency call when he got stuck waiting for a train to pass. Unbeknownst to the cop, another train was approaching from the opposite direction. The officer was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
A deputy with the Midland County Sheriff’s Office was responding to a call of an infant having breathing issues when his vehicle was struck by a train on Tuesday.
According to Sheriff Gary Painter, two deputies in seperate vehicles were responding to a call of a baby in distress on Tuesday, May 21. The deputies were driving with lights and sirens on and were going through red lights when they were stopped by a slow moving train.
Once the train went by, the deputy in the first vehicle attempted to cross the railroad tracks but was hit by another train on a seperate track. The force of the impact flipped the deputy’s vehicle.
The deputy in the flipped vehicle was taken out of the car thourgh the window. He was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries, including bruising throughout his body. Other emergency responders were able to reach the infant who has been taken to the emergency room.
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