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Capital Metro train hits car in North Austin, one passenger transported to hospital

File photo (Capital Metro)

A Capital Metro MetroRail train hit a car at a North Austin crossing around 11 a.m. Tuesday morning. One passenger in the car has been transported to a nearby hospital, according to a statement.

The CapMetro team called for emergency services. A few customers were on the train and are being transported to their destinations.


"We will conduct a comprehensive safety review of this incident, and we will support our partners at the Austin Police Department to fully asses this incident and any next steps," according to a statement.

The MetroRail is a 32-mile route that connects downtown to North Austin and Leander.

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