Man driving on slick road tries to stop car, ends up crashing into CSX train

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. - A man was taken to the hospital after he crashed his car into a CSX train in Hillsborough Wednesday night.

The incident happened on U.S. 41 South of Madison Avenue at 11:30 p.m.

The man was driving on a wet road when he saw the crossing arm at the train tracks coming down, but he could not stop his car. The vehicle ended up sliding under the crossing arm and hitting the front of the train's engine.

The train wasn't damaged, but the front of the driver's vehicle sustained damage.

The man suffered injuries and was taken to the hospital. His current condition is unknown.

It isn't yet clear whether the man will face any charges.

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.  

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