WSVN: Elderly man survives Brightline train collision in Pompano Beach
Posted on August 28, 2018
By: Joel Franco, WSVN
POMPANO BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) - An elderly man is lucky to be alive after surviving a collision with a Brightline train in Pompano Beach.
The man’s car was stopped on the tracks at a red light near East Copans Road and North Dixie Highway, Tuesday morning.
Officials said the 94-year-old driver tried to clear the tracks when the crossing arms dropped, but it was too late.
The Brightline train struck the rear end of the car, instantly destroying it…