HUDSON COUNTY, NJ – Service on the Hudson-Bergen light rail in Jersey City was suspended after a train crashed into a car on Thursday morning.
According to Nj.com, the New Jersey Transit light rail train struck a vehicle on Martin Luther King Drive early on Thursday. One train car derailed in the crash and a photo showed the badly damaged car with the airbags deployed.
The train was reportedly empty at the time of the crash. Further information about the involved parties or injuries has not yet become available.
The accident suspended service from Liberty State Park and West Side Avenue. NJ Transit was offering bus service as a substitute during the closure.
A train from Hoboken that goes to Tonelle Avenue and Eight Avenue was unaffected.
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