Car-train accident in Little Falls reroutes traffic

On Tuesday afternoon, July 8, an accident occurred between a car and a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train on Broadway Avenue in Little Falls.

It is yet unclear if the car hit the train or the train hit the car.

Westbound traffic on Broadway Avenue, east of the railroad tracks, was routed north on Paul Larson Drive to Ninth Avenue Northwest then south on Lindbergh Drive to Broadway Avenue.

Eastbound traffic on Broadway, west of the railroad tracks, was routed north on Lindbergh Drive to Ninth Avenue Northwest then south on Paul Larson Drive to Broadway Avenue.

The Little Falls Police Department and the Morrison County Sheriff’s Department had officers on scene until the car could be towed and the train cleared from the major crossing.

The driver of the car, David Palm, 73, Swanville, was uninjured.

 

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