Driver crashes car into Amtrak train

From The Battle Creek Enquirer

A driver, allegedly blinded by the sun while traveling south on Helmer Road, today slammed into the side of a westbound Amtrak passenger train, according to Battle Creek police.

Though the car was totaled, the driver was conscious when officers arrived at the scene about 2:24 p.m.

An Air Care helicopter flew the driver to a Kalamazoo hospital. A name was not immediately available.

The Amtrak train continued traveling westbound, unaware that it had been hit, according to police.