YARMOUTH (CBS) – An elderly driver crashed her car into a moving train on the Cape Tuesday morning.

Fortunately for her, the train was moving only one mile an hour.

The 76-year-old woman was apparently blinded by the sun in her eyes as she approached the tracks on West Yarmouth Road around 11:30 a.m.

Her Subaru slammed into the third car of a slow-moving freight train.

She was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

The front end of her car was heavily damaged.


Comments (7)
  1. timma says:

    choo choo trains tend to sneak up on ya because they’re so hard to see, especially at 1 mph

  2. notgramps says:

    I wonder if Gramps is comment on tis one, seeing as this is one of his generation

  3. Calon R Milam says:

    i wonder who was moviing slower

  4. Matt Gurwell says:

    Keeping Us Safe now has Certified “Beyond Driving with Dignity” Professionals trained and deployed throughout the country.

    If you are concerned about an elderly loved one’s safe driving ability, please contact us at 877-907-8841 and we will connect you with the closest “Beyond Driving with Dignity” Professional.

    We also offer a workbook titled “Beyond Driving with Dignity; The workbook for the families of older drivers”.

    Visit our website at http://www.keepingussafe.org to learn more about our programs and about how to become a Certified “Beyond Driving with Dignity” Professional.

  5. Susan M. says:

    Every morning my life is put in danger by drivers who refuse to wear sunglasses despite the fact that they drive the same sun glared route every morning. This is so avoidable!

    1. Brat says:

      Also they have so much crap shoved in their sunvisors that they can’t (or won’t ) use those either!

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