SunRail train hits vehicle in Maitland

Trains delayed in area

A vehicle was damaged during a crash with a SunRail train on Feb. 19, 2021.
A vehicle was damaged during a crash with a SunRail train on Feb. 19, 2021. (Seminole County Fire Rescue)

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. – A SunRail train hit a vehicle that was on the tracks in Maitland Friday evening according to Seminole County Fire Department.

The crash was reported near Greenwood Drive in Maitland around 6:25 p.m. Initial information indicated the crash was in nearby Altamonte Springs.

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Fire crews said a man in the vehicle was rushed to the hospital in critical condition

Pictures from Seminole County Fire Department show a silver vehicle with significant damage to its front end and side.

Officials from the Florida Department of Transportation said there were 25 passengers on board the train at the time of the crash and none of them were injured. It’s unknown if the driver was injured.

A SunRail train hit a vehicle that was on the tracks in Altamonte Springs Friday evening and at this point, it’s unknown if anyone was injured, according to Seminole County Fire Rescue. (WKMG)

SunRail said on Twitter that northbound trains P332 and P334 are running an hour behind due to the police investigation.

No further information was immediately available. Check back for more updates on this developing story.