Gulfport man thrown from vehicle after train collision in Saucier

Updated: Apr. 2, 2019 at 9:35 PM CDT
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SAUCIER, MS (WLOX) - A Gulfport man is recovering in the hospital after his vehicle collided with a train on the Pine Street Crossing in Saucier Tuesday afternoon.

Sheriff Troy Peterson with the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department confirmed Chris Ellerman was transported to USA Medical Center in Mobile after the accident. Ellerman was thrown from his Nissan truck, according to Peterson.

Sheriff Peterson says despite the impact, Ellerman was alert at the scene before being transported to the hospital. He is now listed in stable condition with a punctured lung and broken ribs.

There were no crossing arms or lights at the crossing, according to Sheriff Peterson.

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