16-year-old seriously injured in tractor-locomotive crash
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. (KFVS) - A 16-year-old was injured in a crash involving a tractor and a locomotive three miles north of Portageville.
The crash happened on County Road 324 at 8 a.m. on Monday, May 30.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the juvenile was driving a 2007 John Deere 8330 and failed to yield as it drove into the path of a GE Electric Locomotive.
The 16-year-old driver of the tractor was seriously injured, and the tractor was totaled.
The teen was transported by a private vehicle to a medical facility in Sikeston.
The train conductor was not hurt.
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