By David Mittleman

Train Hits Two Vehicles in Separate Accidents in Meridian Township

In two separate accidents that occurred overnight, two vehicles were struck by a train after the drivers apparently attempted to drive around barricades. The accidents happened five hours apart at the crossing on Okemos Road north of Grand River. The first accident occurred Wednesday evening before 11 p.m. and the second at about 4 a.m. this morning. Both drivers were uninjured, but one was arrested for apparent drunk driving.

Two Accidents Under Investigation

According to early reports, the first driver, a young woman, was able to exit the …read more