Driver turns onto train tracks, gets caught, hit by train — DWI charged

On March 1 at approximately 4 a.m., a car traveling south on Sutton Boulevard, attempting turn right onto Greenwood Boulevard, turned prematurely, onto the train tracks, becoming lodged on the tracks, according to Maplewood Police.

A short time later, a train traveling eastbound collided with the car. The two occupants were able to exit the car before it was hit, and no injuries were reported. The driver, a 23-year-old woman living in the south St. Louis area, was arrested for driving while intoxicated.

Witnesses said later in the day there were various car parts scattered at the intersection.

A train hit a car on the tracks at Sutton Boulevard in Maplewood Wednesday morning.

A train hit a car on the tracks at Sutton Boulevard in Maplewood Wednesday morning. This picture was taken on Thursday morning.

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