Houston Metro Works To Educate Drivers On How Not To Get Hit By A Train

The transit agency says over half of the collisions along the light rail line are caused by vehicles running red lights and making improper left turns.

By Gail DelaughterFebruary 28, 2018 9:30 am, , ,

From Houston Public Media:

When we went downtown to ask folks if they’d ever seen a crash on Metro’s light rail tracks, it didn’t take too long to find someone.

Christopher Hisle has lived downtown for about five years. We met him walking his dog on Main Street, about a block from the Downtown Transit Center.

“People are always running red lights around here. So I’ve seen multiple accidents but that’s the worst one I saw, with the train,” says Hisle.

That crash Hisle mentioned was at Main and Pease and it happened when a car ran a red light. Hisle says the crash was so loud he heard it from his apartment on the 18th floor.

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