Vehicles crashes into SunRail train, causes delays in Orange County

Wreck happened at Horatio and Maitland avenues

A crash between a vehicle and a SunRail train caused delays in Orange County Monday morning. (Copyright 2022 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.)

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – One person was hospitalized after a crash between a SunRail train and a vehicle that delayed multiple trains in Orange County Monday morning, fire officials said.

A spokesperson with the Maitland Fire Department said the crash occurred before 12 p.m. at Horatio and Maitland avenues when a vehicle driving west on Horatio Avenue struck the northbound train.

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The driver of the vehicle was taken to the hospital while no injuries were reported on the train, according to fire officials.

The spokesperson said Horatio Avenue is closed between Maitland Avenue and Independence Lane.

The P316 NB and P319 SB trains were delayed due to the accident, but police said Horatio Avenue reopened around 12:45 p.m.

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