No one hurt when CapMetro train hit by SUV

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A Capital Metro rail train was hit by an SUV in north Austin Wednesday morning.

Officials said the crash happened around 10:35 a.m. at 8965 Research Blvd. A spokesperson for Capital Metro says the MetroRail was going through a section where the train arms were down but the SUV driver struck the arms and then the train.

Nineteen people were on the train at the time of the crash but no one was injured. The driver of the SUV was issued a citation.

Crews had the area clear and the train on its way by 11:48 a.m. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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