Train-truck accident shuts down Porta...

Train-truck accident shuts down Portage street

There are 2 comments on the WOOD-TV Grand Rapids and Michigan story from Mar 13, 2008, titled Train-truck accident shuts down Portage street. In it, WOOD-TV Grand Rapids and Michigan reports that:

A major street in Portage will be shut down for at least two days after a train-truck accident destroyed the railroad signal at the Centre Street crossing.

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Concerned Citizen

Plainwell, MI

#1 Mar 13, 2008
If the State Police were to check on the driver. He probly is hard of hearing and also probly couldn't turn his head far enough to see the train.
After a certain age drivers shouldn't be allowed to renew their licenses by mail.
Also they should be checked to make sure they can turn their heads far enough to see traffic coming at them from the side.
I almost hit a old man the other day, he didn't even turn his head to see me coming. Good thing I wasn't going over the speed limit. Also he never even stopped at the stops sign.

Kalamazoo, MI

#2 Mar 15, 2008
i saw it happen i was waiting at the light and i seen the train comeing and the truck driver turned and got it i was hopeing that he would make it but he didnt. It scared me to see something like that happen right in front of you. im glad that evey one is ok..

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