LIRR: Drunken driver arrested after stuck on tracks

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Service was suspended on the Port Washington branch of the Long Island Rail Road for about an hour early Wednesday after a drunken driver got his car stranded on the tracks in Little Neck, Queens, a railroad spokeswoman said.

Edwin Guzman's Mazda got stuck near the west end of the Little Neck train station at 12:15 a.m., spokeswoman Meredith Daniels said. The third rail, which supplies electric power to trains, had to be de-energized on the branch, causing a service suspension between Great Neck and Douglaston.

One train, the 11:48 p.m. train from Penn Station to Port Washington, had to be held in Bayside for about one hour, Daniels said. A handful of other overnight trains also were affected.

The NYPD, FDNY and Metropolitan Transportation Authority police all responded.

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Daniels said the MTA police arrested Guzman, 28, of Corona, Queens, and charged him with driving while intoxicated.

No one was injured.

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