Car-train crash sends driver to hospital

A man was hospitalized tonight with potentially serious injuries after a car-train accident at 21st and Broadway.

Emergency dispatchers said the accident occurred about 8:30 p.m. when the train struck the rear of the man's car. It was not immediately clear why the car was on the tracks.

He was taken by ambulance to Via Christi hospital at 929 N. St. Francis. His injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.