Car Bursts into Flames After being Struck by Train

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - A train versus car accident tied up traffic for some time on Wares Ferry Road Thursday afternoon.

The driver of a car with Washington state plates was crossed over the railroad tracks when she noticed an approaching train.

The woman quickly put the vehicle in reverse, but before she could clear the tracks the train clipped the front of her car.

The car flipped several times before bursting into flames.

Everyone was able to get out the car, though the driver and passenger were taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.

Alabama State Troopers reopened the roadway at 4:30pm.