A car got stuck on Long Island Railroad tracks and caught fire Friday night. The driver turned onto the tracks because her GPS instructed her to. Trains near the Farmingdale station were delayed for about 45 minutes. Videojournalist: Paul Mazza (March 3, 2012)
A burning Honda Civic on Long Island Rail Road tracks near the Farmingdale station delayed trains Friday night after a female driver turned onto the tracks after her GPS device gave her audio instructions to do so, Nassau County police said. The car got stuck on the track, came into contact with the electrified third rail and caught fire. The woman and her passenger were able to escape the car without injuries. (March 2, 2012)
A burning car on Long Island Rail Road tracks near the Farmingdale station delayed trains late Friday night and Saturday morning, officials said.
At 11:45 p.m., a woman turned her car onto the tracks, later telling police that she was following the audio instructions of her GPS device, Nassau County police said.
The Honda Civic became stuck on the tracks, ran into the electrified third...
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