(Berrien County, MI) - A driver somehow survived being struck by a train while inside his vehicle in southwest Michigan late Tuesday morning near U.S. 12 outside Galien.
Police say the driver southbound on Pardee Road veered around the crossing arms and was hit by the westbound train.
The 44-year-old Three Oaks man, whose name was not released, was taken to Memorial Hospital in South Bend. He was reported in serious but stable condition.
The car was virtually left in two separate pieces along the rails.
Berrien County Police said the collision remains under investigation.