Driver of tractor trailer cited in accident with Tri-Rail

The Broward County Sheriffs Office cited the driver of a tractor trailer involved in an accident with a Tri-Rail train at 1600 West  Atlantic Avenue in Pompano Beach on Friday. The citation is for Fail to Use Due Care and Fail to Obey Signal.

The crash happened as the train approached the Atlantic Boulevard crossing.

The truck was driven by Forrest Luke Anderson who unsuccessfully tried to clear the train tracks.

The train struck the back of the truck, injuring one passenger on the train and interrupted service for several hours.

CSX officials came to the scene inspected the train and the crossing gate which broke in the accident. Once repairs were made the intersection reopened.

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