FDOT releases video of SunRail train crashing into car in Maitland

Maitland police remind drivers to not park on tracks

By Jon Jankowski - Digital journalist

MAITLAND, Fla. - The Florida Department of Transportation has released video of a SunRail train crashing into a car in Maitland.

The Maitland Police Department said the car was stopped on the railroad tracks around 10:30 a.m. Thursday as the driver waited at a red light.

Investigators said the arms started to come down at the crossing.

The video shows the driver attempt a U-turn to get out of the train's way.

Thankfully no one was injured and the car only had minor rear-end damage. Officers are reminding people to not park on the train tracks. 

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