8 light rail passengers taken to hospital after crash with car

Train hit car on Howard Street in Mount Vernon

April 08, 2010|By Jessica Anderson | jkanderson@baltsun.com

Eight light trail passengers were taken to the hospital Thursday afternoon after a train collided with a Ford Taurus in Mount Vernon, a Maryland Transit Administration spokeswoman said.

The passengers were taken to Maryland General Hospital for injuries not considered life-threatening, spokeswoman Jawauna Greene said.

The crash, involving the train and one car, occurred just after 2 p.m. in the 600 block of N. Howard St.

Greene did not have information on the driver of the car or a cause for the crash. She said light rail service has resumed in that area.

MTA and city police were investigating.

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