The car was partially pinned under the front of the train after driving around crossing gates. Fortunately, all the passengers escaped with only minor injuries+ READ ARTICLE
Dramatic footage released on Monday shows a SUV being struck by a Houston passenger train after the driver went around crossing gates.
In the video, released by the Metro Transit Authority of Harris County, Tex., the vehicle drives around the security gates before being struck broadside on the passenger side. Two adults and two children were in the car at the moment of the accident. Fortunately, the passengers reported non life-threatening injuries, the AP reported.
Police say the driver will be cited for running a red light and other infractions.