PATERSON - New Jersey Transit officials say a Paterson man was injured after a train struck his car on the tracks in Paterson.
They say the incident happened when a train heading to Suffern, New York struck the car on the tracks at the Fifth Avenue grade crossing at around 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
The driver of the car, Cristian Vasquez, was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries. Authorities say no one aboard the train was injured.
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Vasquez was issued several summonses including disregarding a railroad signal, reckless driving and driving with a suspended license.