Caltrain tracks cleared and back in service after car struck in San Bruno 

click to enlarge Caltrain service was interrupted after a train hit a car on the tracks. - S.F. EXAMINER FILE PHOTO
  • S.F. Examiner File Photo
  • Caltrain service was interrupted after a train hit a car on the tracks.

Caltrain tracks in San Bruno reopened shortly before 8 p.m. this evening after a train struck a car on the tracks, a Caltrain spokeswoman said.

Northbound train number 381 struck a vehicle on the tracks at San Bruno Avenue at about 6:30 p.m. today, Caltrain spokeswoman Christine Dunn said. Dunn said no one on board the train or in the car was injured.

The blocked both tracks for over an hour until the tracks reopened at about 7:45 p.m., Dunn said.

Trains are resuming normal service.

While the car was being cleared from the tracks trains turned around to avoid the collision scene with SamTrans operating a bus bridge between the Millbrae and South San Francisco stations.

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