A little after 1am this morning Amarillo Police responded to a train vs car accident in the 1200 block of North McMasters.

Arriving officers found that a 2006 Dodge Dakota had driven through a rail road crossing arm and was on the tracks when it was struck by a westbound train on North McMasters.

The driver was taken to hospital with life threatening injuries.  Speed and alcohol are factors in this incident.  The case is still being investigated by the Traffic Investigation Squad of the Amarillo Police Department.