Man injured after train hits car on tracks

New Jersey Transit officials say a Paterson man was injured after a train struck his car on the tracks in Paterson.

News 12 Interactive

News 12 Interactive (1/9/16)

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.

Vasquez was issued several summonses including disregarding a railroad signal, reckless driving and driving with a suspended license.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Fight at Willowbrook Mall prompts false reports of 1 Fight at Willowbrook Mall prompts false reports of shooting scare
Police say a fight at the Willowbrook Mall 2 Police: Fight at Willowbrook Mall prompts false reports of shooting scare
US director Barry Jenkins (C) speaks after 3 'Moonlight' wins best picture at botched Academy Awards
Fire rips through Sayreville strip mall 4 Fire destroys several stores in Sayreville strip mall
Drivers in Toms River got free gas on 5 Toms River drivers get free gas as new church promotion

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE