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BREAKING: Brightline Train Incident In Delray Beach

Delray Beach Florida News Palm Beach County
A woman with a baby in her car apparently drove over the tracks as a Brightline train approached. The mother and child escaped the vehicle before it was hit by the train. They are fine. (Courtesy Delray Beach Fire Rescue).


UPDATE @ 12:44 P.M. — The Delray Beach Police Department reports the following to “At 6:30 a.m., Delray Beach police received a call of a Brightline train striking a car.  When officers arrived on scene, they found significant damage to the vehicle. Sometime before the crash, it’s believed the driver of the car entered the railroad tracks from a dead end street (non-railroad crossing).  The woman, 28, exited the vehicle with her 3-month-old child, began knocking on the doors of several homes in the area, telling homeowners that someone was after her.  At some point, the southbound train arrived in the area and struck the vehicle. Police made contact with the mother, who will undergo a mental health evaluation.  The mother and child were not injured.  The Department of Children and Families has been contacted to determine placement of the child.”

UPDATE @ 6:58 A.M. — No reported injuries. We are awaiting an update from police.

DELRAY BEACH, FL ( (Copyright © 2022 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — Police and fire rescue workers in Delray Beach at 6:37 Tuesday morning are working a train incident involving a Brightline Train and a vehicle. While the situation is still developing, sources are telling preliminarily that the Brightline Train struck a car in the area of SE 10th Street and Swinton Avenue.

Injuries are unknown at this time. The train has been stopped. Expect significant traffic delays in the area.

Brightline has had several train versus car incidents over the past several months.



Paul Saperstein


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