Man remains in critical condition after Saturday night accident

CPDAndrew Lawrence, 33, of Mount Pleasant is in critical condition after a vehicle vs train accident on Saturday June 18th. He was transported to Froedert Hospital by Flight For Life.

Caledonia Police say the initial investigation showed that Lawrence was driving a 2001 Chevy pick-up truck and traveling east of Highway K when he went around the railroad crossing gates and struck an Amtrak train that was heading south. He was ejected from the vehicle. Caledonia Police do not believe the crash to be a suicide attempt.

It’s unclear whether alcohol or speed was a factor in the crash. A blood test is waiting results The train was travelling southbound at 70 mph at the time of the crash. No one on the train was injured and most arranged alternate transportation.

The incident remains under investigation.

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