Amtrak Train Strikes Car In New Britain
NEW BRITAIN — An Amtrak train struck a car on a section of track near the Berlin line Sunday night.
The crash happened around 10:30 p.m. between Fulton Street and Christian Lane on a northbound train with a final destination of Springfield, Mass. No injuries were reported.
Police said the car had been stolen from a nearby salvage lot and driven through a fence when it became stuck on the tracks and was abandoned. A second car stolen from the lot was left nearby.
A second train came to pick passengers up and bring them to their final destination. A FOX CT employee aboard the train said passengers were delayed for several hours.