Garbage truck driver injured in Pike County, Ill. train collision
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:31:47 GMT —
A Pittsfield, Illinois man suffered head injuries after a garbage truck was struck by a train Monday.
According to Illinois State Police, 43-year-old Christopher Miller entered a train crossing just before 1:30 p.m. on Hwy. 106 near Hull, Illinois.
The truck was struck on the rear right side by the train.
Miller's truck spun off the road and came to rest in a roadside ditch.
He was taken by helicopter to Blessing Hospital in Quincy.
Miller was cited for disobeying a traffic control device.