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Oshkosh motorcyclist pulled to safety from oncoming train after crashing

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OSHKOSH, WI (WTAQ) - An Oshkosh man was pulled out the path of an oncoming train Saturday after the he crashed his motorcycle and was unconscious. 

The train was about 20 feet away and had started emergency braking. 

Oshkosh Police say the 34-year-old motorcyclist was traveling at a high rate of speed along on Broad Street, when he blew passed a stop sign at the intersection of Washington Avenue. 

The man lost control and crashed around 2:18 p.m and landed on the tracks. 

A 24-year-old Ripon man who was waiting for the train to pass in his vehicle, rushed to crash victim and pulled him to safety. 

The victim suffered non-life threatening head injuries and is being treated at Theda Clark Medical Center in Neenah. 

The crash remains is being investigated. 

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