Vehicle Crashed Into Train After Fleeing From Police Sunday Morning

COLUMBUS- A vehicle crashed into a train near Highway 81 and Lost Creek Parkway after fleeing from police.

Columbus Police say they received a call early Sunday Morning of a citizen reporting a possible drunk driver. An officer located the vehicle after it crossed the median on Lost Creek Parkway and began heading westbound. The driver continued westbound and drove through the T intersection at Highway 81 and drove off the road, striking a railcar that was parked on the Nebraska Central Railroad line near the highway. The driver had to be extracted and was transported to a Lincoln hospital.

The accident is still under investigation.