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Westwood Driver's Life Spared Twice In Several Seconds

A Toyota swerved onto the Pascack Valley Line railroad tracks in Westwood moments before a train came.
A Toyota swerved onto the Pascack Valley Line railroad tracks in Westwood moments before a train came. Photo Credit: NJ Transit

WESTWOOD, N.J. — A Westwood driver lost control and swerved onto railroad tracks after being hit by another car just moments before a train was coming, witnesses report.

The Pascack Valley Line train 1629 engineer was able to stop the train one engine-length away from the Toyota sedan on the tracks, NJ Transit said.

Injuries were not known as of 11:45 p.m. Tuesday.

The incident caused brief delays. Service has resumed to the Pascack Valley Line.

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