Driver injured after Tri-Rail train hits car near West Palm Beach

By Jeff Tavss - Executive Producer

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - A driver was injured after their car was hit by a Tri-Rail train at a crossing in West Palm Beach.

The accident happened around 4:30 p.m. at the Banyan Boulevard crossing.

Video shot by a witness shows the southbound train slowly approaching the car while it was partially sitting on the tracks.

According to Tri-Rail, the train was traveling at 8 mph when it hit the car.

The driver of the car suffered minor injuries.

There is no information on why the car was stuck on the tracks.


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