MTA: Unlicensed driver left car hit by train
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Service on the Montauk branch of the Long Island Rail Road was suspended temporarily Wednesday morning after a train struck a car abandoned on the tracks by an unlicensed driver just east of the Patchogue station, the MTA said.
An investigation revealed the car had gotten stuck on the tracks after losing a wheel, railroad spokesman Sal Arena said in a statement detailing the crash, which occurred...