Atwater Man Remains in Critical Condition After Crash with Train 17 Mar 14

The FedEx truck driver injured in a collision on Friday afternoon with a Burlington Northern Santa Fe freight train remains in critical condition.

The West Central Tribune reports 46-year-old Chad Borka of Atwater, remains at the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis.

The Yellow Medicine County Sheriff’s Department says Borka was driving a FedEx truck that collided with a train south of Granite Falls at the rail line crossing with Yellow Medicine County Road 39 around 2 p.m.

He was transported to the Granite Falls Hospital before being airlifted to HCMC.

The conductor and engineer were the only people on the train. They were not injured.