Update posted at 12:23 p.m.:
CSX crews repair a demolished railroad
crossing sign after a train collided with a
tow truck in downtown Aurora Wednesday
Kyle Luebbe-Eagle 99.3
Aurora Police say a Sunman man had to be aircared to the hospital after a train ran into his tow truck.
The accident occurred at about 10:01 a.m. Wednesday at the railroad crossing on Second Street when a CSX train collided with a tow truck owned by W&M Towing.
According to police, Steven Disbro, of Sunman, had parked the truck on the railroad tracks while towing another vehicle parked on Second Street.
Disbro, 38, did not hear or see the train coming in time. He jumped into the tow truck in an attempt to move it as the train struck.
Disbro was thrown from the truck due to the impact. He was taken by medical helicopter to University Hospital in Cincinnati where his current condition is unknown.
Aurora Police say the train has since left the scene and all downtown street are open to traffic.
The accident remains under investigation and no charges have been filed.
Second Street, Aurora, Ind.
Update posted at 10:40 a.m.:
An eyewitness said it appears the train involved in the accident on Second Street in downtown Aurora has derailed.
The vehicle which was hit by the train was a tow truck. It is unknown if anybody was inside when it was hit by the train.
Aurora Police are also responding to a second accident on U.S. 50 just a few blocks away at the intersection with Stuart Street.
A semi and two passenger vehicles were involved in the crash. At least two injuries are reported.
Original story posted at 10:20 a.m.:
(Aurora, Ind.) – Police and firefighters are responding to a crash involving a train in Aurora.
At about 10:00, a vehicle was hit by a train at the railroad crossing on Second Street, just off of U.S. 50.
It is unknown if there are any injuries.
Aurora Police said they will release more information when it becomes available. Stay tuned to Eagle 99.3 for the latest.