Car-Train Collision

A Gulfport man is lucky to believe alive after surviving a car train collision. A train struck a Ford escort shortly after one o'clock Monday afternoon as the car was crossing the tracks on Hewes Avenue in Gulfport. The car was badly damaged, but miraculously the driver survived.

Gulfport police say the accident happened after 20 year old Wilford Phenice of Gulfport failed to yield.

Phenice was taken to Memorial Hospital where he is listed in stable condition.