LOUISVILLE, KY (NBC) – Two people were killed and two more were injured when a train slammed into a car in Louisville, Kentucky.
According to officials, the train hit the passenger’s side of the vehicle at track speed, killing two people in the car.
Police say the car ran a signal and crossed into the train’s path.
A witness to the collision said it was the most devastating thing he’d ever seen in his life. He said the car was “pulverized,” and estimated that the car was pushed a mile down the tracks.
The driver and a passenger sitting behind the driver are at the University of Louisville hospital in critical condition.