Hot air balloon crashes and hits train in Burlington

WE KNOW AT THIS TIME KRISTIN. PATRICK WHAT WE NOW KNOW, DID A TRAIN CRASH INTO AN AIR BALLOON THO OFF PINE STREET? NOT TOO FAR FROM LOVE INC. I’M JUST TRYING TO INVESTIGATE AGAIN. LET’S HEAR WHAT WE KNOW SO FAR. OPT FOR A BALLOON THAT HAS BEEN HIT BY A TRAIN. THERE ARE AT LEAST THREE PATIENTS. AND WE ALSO TALKED TO RICHARD HERE. WE WILL CALL H BECAUSE HE WAS THERE WHEN THIS ACCIDENT HAPPENED RICHARD. WHAT DID YOU SEE? I WAS AT MY FRIEND’S LIVING ROOM OUT FRONT AND I WAS ON THE PHONE DEALING WITH A PHONE BILL. I NOTICED ALL THE FIRERU TCKS RESCUE VECLHIES PARAMEDICS GOING THROUGH MANY OF THEM GOING THROUGH HER AT THE SAME TIME. THEY STOP WHEN THEY AFTER THEY HAVE PASSED, THEY CONVERGE THE ASSEMBLY ON THE TOP OF THE BRIDGE NEXT TO WE ARE AND THEY ALL STOP BEING ABLE TO OBSERVE. SOUTH WATCHING SOMETHING HAPPENED. I wasn’t sure what it was, but noticed the train was stopped. AT A TIME. I HAVE NOTED A FLOATING BALLOON FALLING NORTH NORTHEASTWARD. LEAVING ETH SOUTH. IT WAS VERY VERY LOW AND BIG. I HAD SEEN THEM HERE BEFORE BUT VERY HIGH IN THE SKY. SO I THOUGHT EVERYTHING MIGHT BE TRAIN AND BALL CONNECTED. I wasn’t really sure what happened. TO JOIN US AND HE MENTIONED THE PARAMEDICS AND ALSO THIS ACCIDENT SO WHEN I TALKED TO RICHARD EARLIER HE ALSO SAID HE HEARD THESE AMBULANCES AND HE HEARD THE PARAMEDICS COMING TO THE SCENE BUT WE WILL CONTINUE TO FIND MORE INFO ABOUT WHAT HAPPENS HERE FOR NOW

Hot air balloon crashes and hits train in Burlington

Officials: 2 victims airlifted from scene via Flight for Life

A hot air balloon crashed in Burlington, hitting a train, according to officials and witnesses. The hot air balloon crashed on Calumet and Pine streets. Witnesses said the balloon hit a train. “I noticed all the paramedics, fire engines and rescue vehicles passing. Many of them passed at the same time,” said Richard Lapidus. He saw several balloons flying low around the same time. A photo from another spectator showed the ball, missing its basket, tangled in power lines. Firefighters said medics airlifted two people to Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin. the scene and will bring you more information as it becomes available.

A hot air balloon crashed in Burlington, hitting a train, according to officials and witnesses.

Proma loon descended on Calumet and Pine streets. According to witnesses, the balloon hit a train.

“I noticed all the paramedics, fire engines and rescue vehicles passing. Many of them passed at the same time,” said Richard Lapidus. He saw several balloons flying low around the same time.

A photo from another viewer showed the ball, without its basket, tangled in power lines.

Firefighters said medics airlifted two people to Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin.

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