MALVERNE, NEW YORK (March 13, 2017) – A train crashed into a car on Monday morning near the Westwood Station, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 7:15 am on the tracks near the Westwood train station in Malverne. A black SUV was struck by an LIRR train for unknown reasons.
The 44 year old driver of the car was hospitalized in unknown condition, and the car sustained heavy damages on the driver’s side. The passengers on the train did not report any injuries, and were evacuated from the train via bus. The accident remains under investigation.
“Almost one death or injury per day occurs on the rail system in the United States. Many of these tragic deaths are avoidable, the rail system is antiquated and needs a complete overhaul to ensure the safety of pedestrians, drivers, and train passengers,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm.
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