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As of Sunday afternoon, the drivers involved in a head-on car accident in Ludlow on Friday evening, were still hospitalized. The accident occurred around Ludlow head-on collision serious injuries21 Center Street, they were single occupant vehicles.

The Ludlow Police, Massachusetts State Police and Hampden County District Attorney’s office have released new information. They uncovered that one of the vehicles veered over the center line which was the reason for the accident. Both vehicles are being searched and reviewed by investigating agencies.

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Today, Hampden District Attorney representative James Leydon confirmed that the female who died in the train crossing on Memorial Drive just after 2 a.m. on Saturday was a Springfield resident named Kenisha ForbesSpringfield train crossing fatality

Further details establish that her Sport Utility Vehicle crashed into the rear of the train as it was barreling down the tracks.

The Motor Vehicle Homicide Unit of Hampden District Attorney’s Office, in conjunction with the Springfield Police Department are looking into how this could have occurred.

A few candles and rubbish mark the site of the accident.

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According to the Springfield Police Department, at around 2 a.m. Saturday, a Springfield woman was driving Springfield train track deathdown Memorial Drive at the same time that a train was crossing, causing a collision. Although, it was dark at that time, the woman would still have been able to see the train on the tracks. This area of tracks is not blocked off by crossing arms, but does include a visible “Yield” sign. The Springfield Fire Department removed the woman from her Chevy Tahoe, using the “Jaws of Life”. The impact was fatal and she was transported to Bay State Hospital where she was pronounced dead. There were no other occupants or injuries reported. The Hampden County District Attorney’s Office is currently investigating the situation.

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