Redding police investigating after Metro-North train collides with vehicle

Metro-North railroad car. (WTNH)

REDDING, Conn. (WTNH) — Redding police are conducting their investigation after a passenger train collided with a vehicle Tuesday night.

Around 9:10 p.m., a train on the Danbury line was traveling through Redding when it collided with a vehicle at the Topstone Road crossing. According to Redding police, the driver of the vehicle was hurt, and taken to an area hospital. The driver’s identity and condition were not released.

Metro-North officials said that there were approximately 30 people on board the train at the time of the crash. No one on the train reported any injuries. Some of the passengers got off the train and called for taxi or ride sharing services.

Metro-North and Redding police are continuing their investigation.

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