Train slams into SUV, driver in critical condition

UPDATE @ 2:15 p.m. (Aug. 23)

A man is in critical condition after his SUV was hit by a train in West Chester Twp. in Butler County. The man was transported to West Chester Hospital after the side of his black Infiniti SUV was struck by the train, according to officials at the scene.

Officials at the scene said they plan to have the road reopened in time for rush hour traffic.

FIRST REPORT @ 1:45 p.m. (Aug. 23)

West Chester Twp. emergency responders are en route to a reported train/SUV collision on Ohio 747 that occurred about 1:36 p.m.

Barb Wilson, West Chester spokeswoman, said one male victim has been transported to a local hospital.

She also said West Chester Twp. police were shutting down Ohio 747 between Port Union Road and Union Centre Boulevard due to the incident.