Two Sanderson women were flown to Shands Jacksonville this afternoon in serious condition after a car struck a train in Baxter about 1:15 this afternoon.
Driver Cynthia Marie Gordon, 36, was heading north on CR 127 with passenger Ashley Suggs, 16, when their 2008 Pontiac G6 hit a train at the railroad tracks just south of SR 2, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Charlton County emergency responders arrived on scene, first followed by units from Baker County. Initially, first responders said both victims were moving and talking inside the vehicle, one complaining of chest pain and the other of leg pain. A short time later authorities called for two helicopters to transport both women to the hospital.
FHP described their injuries as serious in nature. The crash is still under investigation.