1 Killed, 3 Hurt After DART Train Collides With Car in Richardson - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

1 Killed, 3 Hurt After DART Train Collides With Car in Richardson

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    1 Killed, 3 Hurt After DART Train Collides With Car in Richardson
    Tim Ciesco
    According to a DART spokesman, the crash happened before 6 a.m. at the Buckingham Road crossing, near the Spring Valley station. (Published Jan. 2, 2019)

    One person was killed and three others injured Thursday morning in a crash between a car and a Dallas Area Rapid Transit light-rail train in Richardson, authorities say.

    According to a DART spokesman, the crash happened before 6 a.m. at the Buckingham Road crossing, near the Spring Valley Station.

    Initial reports indicated a car went around the crossing arms and was hit by a northbound Red Line train.

    The driver of the car was killed, the spokesman said.

    One passenger in the car was transported to a hospital with serious injuries, the spokesman said.

    Morgan Lyons, DART spokesman, said two passengers on the train reported injuries, one was taken to a hospital with back and neck injuries and the other was treated at the scene.

    At 11:30 a.m., DART said the crash scene had been cleared and that buses and trains are returning to a normal schedule.

    Check back for updates for this developing story.

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