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Metro-North Train Hits Unoccupied Car On Danbury Branch In Redding

The accident occurred near the West Redding train station.
The accident occurred near the West Redding train station. Photo Credit: Contributed

REDDING, Conn. — A Metro-North train hit an unoccupied car on the tracks in Redding along the Danbury Branch late Friday, according to the News-Times.

No injuries were reported in the incident, but train service was suspended until early Saturday, the News-Times said.

The accident happened at about 11:25 p.m. Friday at the crossing at Topstone Road in Redding, the News-Times said.

Trains were running on a regular schedule on Saturday, Metro-North said.

Related story: Driver Of Car Hit By Train In Redding Under Investigation For Possible DUI

Metro-North is investigating the accident, which occurred between the Branchville and West Redding stations.

The was the second time in the past month that a car was hit by a Metro-North train at the Topstone Road crossing. On Dec. 5, a driver suffered minor injuries when his car was hit at the crossing at 9:10 p.m., Metro-North said.

No one onboard the train at the time of the accident was hurt.

Click here for the story at the News-Times website.

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