Woman Arrested for Suspected DUI After Car Collides With SEPTA Train

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    Three people are hurt after a SEPTA train slammed into a car in the Kingsessing section of the city. NBC10's Denise Nakano has the details. (Published Tuesday, April 29, 2014)

    A woman was arrested on suspicion of DUI after her vehicle collided with a SEPTA train in the Kingsessing section of the city.

    Police say the unidentified woman was traveling on 56th Street and Hoffman Avenue early Tuesday evening when she lost control of her car and crashed through the gates and onto the tracks near the Angora Station. An approaching Media/Elwyn Line train then slammed into her vehicle.

    Investigators say the woman and her two female passengers were all hurt in the crash. None of the passengers on the train were injured however.

    The three women were taken to the hospital and treated for minor injuries. Tuesday night, police announced that the driver of the car was arrested for suspicion of DUI. She has not yet been officially charged however.

    Inbound service to Philadelphia on the Media/Elwyn was suspended while outbound service experienced delays. Service in both directions was later fully restored.