Man hospitalized following car vs. train crah in southern Idaho

A man was transported to the hospital Saturday night after crashing his vehicle into a parked train in southern Idaho.

Idaho State Police officers said that they were dispatched to the area of ​​Highway 91 and State Highway 40 in Bannock County – around 60 miles, or an hour’s drive from Cache County, Utah – just before 9:15 pm on April 20 on reports of an car vs. train collision.

Authorities reported that a 54-year-old man from Downey, Idaho, was traveling eastbound on State Highway 40 in a Chevy Silverado when he failed to yield at a stop sign and struck a parked train.


The man was transported to a local hospital via ambulance. While no details were provided on the extent of his injuries, officers said it is unknown if he was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

Idaho State Police are working to investigate this incident and determine the cause of the crash.