MBTA Commuter Rail Train Strikes Car In Ashland

BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — An MBTA Commuter Rail train crashed into an empty car that was on the tracks Thursday night near the Ashland stop.

The car had gotten stuck on the tracks, and a grandfather and grandson were able to get out of the car just minutes before the train hit it.

Ashland Commuter Rail Accident

(Ashland Police Department)

WBZ-TV reports it is believed the driver of the car accidentally turned onto Main Street before getting stuck.

No one was injured in the crash. One passenger on the train, however, had a medical issue and had to be taken to the hospital, according to WBZ-TV.

The incident created delays on the MBTA Worcester Line. The car has since been removed from the track and normal service has resumed on the line.

WBZ NewsRadio's Shari Small (@ShariSmallNews) reports

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