Freight train hits car in New Iberia

Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office
Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 6:02pm

A freight train crashed into a car in New Iberia.

Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office says that a freight train hit a car on the corner of Corrine and West Washington Street, around 3:18 p.m. on January 16.

Sheriff Louis Ackal said that the driver Bernard Davis (44) was crossing the train tracks, going southbound, when his car was hit by the train.

Davis was taken to a local hospital to receive treatment for minor injuries. Ackal says there were no other passengers in Davis’ car and there were no other injuries.

The Iberia Parish Sheriff is still investigating to the accident to determine the cause of the crash.


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