An Elsberry man suffered serious injuries Wednesday when the vehicle he was driving was hit by a train in Winfield.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol the accident occurred on East Main Street at the BNSF Railroad crossing.
A 1994 Dodge Ram was being driven west by 30-year-old Gary D. Nelsen, 30, of Elsberry. According to the highway patrol the collision occurred when Nelsen failed to yield to the train and attempted to cross the tracks. The train struck the pickup on the driver’s side door.
Nelsen was flown to Mercy Hospital in Creve Coeur.