Car vs. train crash in Champaign

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - A train and car crashed Monday night in Champaign.

Police say the crash happened in the 200 block of E. Bradley Ave. They say a female driver tried to beat an approaching Amtrak train before the crash happened.

She is in a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. 

Police told a WAND-TV reporter on the scene that crashes like this are a reminder for people to never try to beat a train. 

This developing story will be updated as the station learns more.