Unoccupied Commuter Rail Train Hits Driverless Car Stuck On Beverly Tracks

Photo: Courtesy of MBTA Transit Police

BEVERLY, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — MBTA Police are reporting a car got stuck on the tracks near the Montserrat Commuter Rail Station in Beverly this morning and was hit by an unoccupied commuter rail train.

According to police, the car was operated by a 75-year-old driver who ignored the street closure signs and physical barriers and wound up stuck on the tracks.

The driver was able to get out of the vehicle safely before the train, which had no passengers on board, hit the driverless car.

There were no injuries.

Transit police say the driver is being cited. 

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