Traffic Crash Resulting in Death - Vehicle vs Train
Photo by Julian LeekMelbourne Fire Fighters work to remove the victims of this vehicle vs Train
Photo by Julian LeekMelbourne Fire Department installing safety support equipment before extrication starts
Photo by Julian LeekView from the other side of the tracks
Photo by Julian LeekAnother Brightline passes the accident site.
Photo by Julian LeekThe aftermath of the wreck
Photo by Julian LeekYou cannot beat a train!
Melbourne Police Officers responded to the area of W H Jackson Street and the railroad tracks reguarding a vehicle hitting a Brightline train. Officers found a Honda Element SUV was traveling west on W H Jackson Street and struck a Brightline train that was northbound. The vehicle had four occupants and the adult male driver of this vehicle succumbed to his injuries. One person was airlifted from the scene and two others transported to Melbourne's Holmes Regional Medical Center, no condition of these patients has been released. The crash is still under investigation at this time by Melbourne Police Department