SunRail Train Hits Vehicle in Downtown Orlando

A SunRail train hit an SUV on Colonial Drive in downtown Orlando late Wednesday afternoon. (Stephanie Coueignoux/Spectrum News 13)

ORLANDO, Fla. — A SunRail train was involved in a crash with an SUV in downtown Orlando late Wednesday afternoon.

SunRail train, SUV crash in downtown Orlando Crash happened at Colonial Drive near North Orange Avenue 1 person was transported to ORMC, police say

The crash happened on the tracks along Colonial Drive, near North Orange Avenue.

The SUV was in the railroad crossing when the SunRail train approached, Florida Department of Transportation spokesman Steve Olson said.

The driver of the SUV was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center in serious condition, according to Orlando Police.

Two crew members and 82 passengers were on board the train at the time of the crash, Olson said.

Colonial Drive was closed in both directions for more than an hour.

Multiple SunRail trains, both northbound and southbound, were delayed. SunRail is working to get the trains back on schedule, Olson said.

No other details were immediately available.

HAPPENING NOW: Large law enforcement presence in @DWNTWN_ORLANDO, where a @RideSunRail train is stopped on the tracks over Colonial Drive. Expect delays. @Mynews13 reporter @StephanieCNews is at the scene — check back for updates: (🚁: Sky 13) pic.twitter.com/2K27lXGrf3

— Spectrum News 13 (@MyNews13) April 10, 2019
The small SUV was in the railroad crossing when the SunRail train approached, Florida transportation officials said. (William Claggett/Spectrum News 13)

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