Train, car crash in downtown Orlando

Driver arrested after field sobriety test


ORLANDO, Fla. – A busy downtown street reopened early Thursday after an accident involving a car and a train blocked the roadway for nearly two hours.

The accident happened after 3 a.m. near the railroad crossing at Washington Street, which is located between Orange Avenue and Garland Avenue.

Video from the accident scene showed a dark-colored two-door coupe parked on the tracks directly in front of a CSX locomotive.  Police said the cause of the accident is under investigation.

Damage to both the train and car appeared to be minor.  No injuries were reported.

The driver of the car was given a field sobriety test shortly after the crash and was arrested on suspicion of DUI.

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