the republic logo

Elderly driver escapes serious injury when New Jersey Transit train hits her car in crossing

Share/Save/Bookmark

LITTLE SILVER, New Jersey — An elderly driver escaped serious injury when her car was struck by a New Jersey Transit train in central Jersey.

NJ Transit says the accident involving a northbound North Jersey Coast Line train occurred around 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the White Road railroad crossing in Little Silver.

A vehicle driven by an 86-year-old woman was going over a crossing when the gates came down. She wasn't seriously hurt, but was taken to a hospital for observation.

Further details on her condition were not disclosed, and her name wasn't released.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.

The train did not sustain any substantial damage, but service on the North Jersey Coast Line between Long Branch and Red Bank was suspended for about an hour after the accident.

Think your friends should see this? Share it with them!

All comments are moderated before posting. Your email address must be verified with Disqus in order for your comment to appear.
View our commenting guidelines and FAQ's here.

Story copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Feedback, Corrections and Other Requests: AP welcomes feedback and comments from readers. Send an email to info@ap.org and it will be forwarded to the appropriate editor or reporter.


We also have more stories about:
(click the phrases to see a list)

Category:

Follow The Republic:

All content copyright ©2014 The Republic, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Privacy policy.