Charges Pending After Near-Miss With Train
Regional Police say charges are pending against a 28-year old New Waterford man who was nearly hit by a train while driving his motorcycle on the tracks, yesterday. The man says his dirt bike got stuck in the tracks as he trying to escape an approaching train near Emerald Street in New Waterford just before 3:00 in the afternoon. He then dropped the bike and ran as the train went on to hit it. Regional Police say the man was very lucky to escape uninjured. Police spokesperson Desiree Vassallo says it’s against the law to be on the train tracks and charges are in the works.