Traffic was stopped and stalled for three hours on Monday, March 30 when a tractor trailer driven by Sharma Mukul was struck by a train at the Barnes Road and U.S. 25 crossing in Williamstown.
Mukul, 30, of Ontario, Canada was cited for failure to obey a traffic control device. A third vehicle driven by Cindy Nolasco received minor damage from flying debris when the trailer slammed into the crossing lights.
The tractor trailer was hauling automotive parts.
The wreck occurred at 4:30 p.m. The crossing will be closed during the day, but open at night while a traffic review is conducted, said Williamstown Police Officer Ronnie Perkins.
Photos by Mark Verbeck