Carbondale man injured after crashing into railroad crossing arm

A Carbondale man was taken to a St. Louis area hospital after he crashed his pick-up truck into a railroad crossing arm.

Jackson County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a crash at a railroad crossing on Boskeydell Road around 3:36 p.m. on Wednesday.

A pick-up truck had hit one of the crossing arms.

The driver, 35-year-old Joshua Manring, was taken to a local hospital and later transferred to a St. Louis area hospital.

Manring is suspected of driving under the influence and could face charges.

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