Driver escapes serious injury when car hits train

LITTLE SILVER, N.J. (AP) — An elderly driver escaped serious injury when her car collided with a New Jersey Transit train in central Jersey.

NJ Transit says the accident involving a northbound North Jersey Coast Line train occurred around 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the White Road railroad crossing in Little Silver. The 86-year-old woman driving the car was taken to a hospital for observation, but further details on her condition were not disclosed.

The woman's name was not released.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.

The train did not sustain any substantial damage, but service on the North Jersey Coast Line between Long Branch and Red Bank was suspended for about an hour after the accident.

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