Woman Injured in Train vs Car Accident on Heights Blvd in Houston, TX

January 30, 2019
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Train
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Houston Police Department
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car, Train
Heights Blvd
Injuries Sustained

Minor injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Victim's vehicle entered train tracks as crossing arms came down trapping the victims car that was struck in the rear by a train as she reversed

What Happened

Houston Police are investigating a crash involving a train on Heights Blvd in Houston, TX on January 30th, 2019. Officials say a woman became trapped between the crossing arms at train tracks and her vehicle was struck in the rear as she attempted to reverse. She was hospitalized with minor injuries. Police are investigating potential DWI charges.

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