Charge laid against driver hit by train in Lakeshore

A vehicle struck by a VIA rail train in Lakeshore. December 30, 2020. (Photo courtesy of Essex County OPP)

A driver in Lakeshore has been charged following a crash involving a VIA rail train.

Essex County police confirmed the car was struck by the passenger train on Golfview Drive near Valentino Avenue shortly after 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Police reported there were no injuries to the driver of the vehicle or the passengers on the train.

The driver has been charged with failure to give way to railway equipment under the Railway Safety Act.