MOUNT VERNON — A hit-and-run Monday night in Mt. Vernon sent a motorcyclist to the hospital for injuries suffered when pushed under a passing train.
Mt. Vernon police say they are investigating the incident that happened on Shawnee Street Monday night.
The motorcyclist was reportedly stopped at the crossing waiting for a train to pass, when a black vehicle apparently struck the motorcycle from behind, forcing it under the train.
The motorcyclist was taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries, and police are searching for the driver of the black car.
If you have any information, you’re asked to contact the Mt. Vernon Police Department at 618-242-2727.