GALENA — Kelly Coleman Schultz, 37, of Rock Hall and her front seat passenger were transported to the University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Chestertown for treatment of injuries suffered in a collision with a moving train Feb. 1. Maryland State Police reported that the injuries were not life-threatening.
Two children seated in the back, ages 5 and 9, were not injured, according to police.
The collision occurred at 1:15 p.m. at the railroad crossing on U.S. Route 301. Train No. 801 of the Maryland and Delaware Railroad Company was traveling about 15 mph and the red lights at the crossing were activated, police said.
Police said Schultz, who was driving a 2007 Ford Expedition, tried to stop but her vehicle skidded on the snow.
She was charged with failure to control speed to avoid a collision.
Schultz's vehicle was towed from the scene, according to police.
The train stopped after the collision. It suffered minor damage to the steps.
Police did not know what material the train was carrying, other than to say it was not hazardous. The only occupants were the conductor and engineer. They were not injured, according to police.
TFC Matthew Majerowicz investigated.