MASTIC, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – A Long Island Rail Road train has collided with a jeep on the tracks in Mastic.
Witnesses told CBS2 the jeep went through the lowered gates, then it got hit by the train at low speed.
The driver was able to get out of the vehicle.
The train was carrying several LIRR employees but no commuters were on board at the time.
No one was seriously hurt in the wreck, according to authorities.
Service was temporarily suspended on the Montauk branch. It has since been reopened. Service was back to normal by Saturday morning.