Dramatic video: Train drags SUV with 2 injured people inside

A man and a woman were rescued from their vehicle after it was dragged by a train in La Marque overnight.

LA MARQUE, Texas – A La Marque police officer's bodycam was rolling when a train dragged a pinned SUV with two injured people trapped inside. 

It happened around 2:30 a.m. Friday on Highway 3 near Main Street.

Police said it appears the driver went under the crossing barricades and struck the stopped train. A La Marque officer arrived and called for Life Flight for the man and woman inside the SUV. But the train suddenly took off, dragging the SUV with it.   

The panicked police officer's bodycam was rolling as he chased after the train.

WATCH: Bodycam captures dramatic video of train dragging SUV 

 

A fire truck was able to alert the train conductor to stop.

The people inside the vehicle were flown by Life Flight to Memorial Hermann Hospital. 

They added there were no signs the vehicle hit its brakes before hitting the train.

Photos: Vehicle crashes into train in La Marque

© 2017 KHOU-TV


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