On Friday, November 1, 2019, at 8:09 p.m., Beaumont Police responded to the railroad tracks at Garner and Helbig, in reference to a car crash involving a train. Preliminary investigation has revealed that the vehicle attempted to cross the tracks as the train was approaching. The train struck the passenger side of the vehicle. The driver received minor injuries and the passenger received serious injuries. Both were transported to a local hospital.
The investigation is on-going.