Car on tracks suspends LIRR

September 3, 2008 3:00:58 PM PDT
Long Island Rail Road service is suspended on the Far Rockaway Branch between Valley Stream and Far Rockaway because of a car on the tracks, west of Hewlett. There are reports that the car was on fire, and one person may have suffered injuries.

It does not appear that the car was hit by a train.

LIRR tickets will be honored by LIRR Buses, N31 and N32, at Hewlett.

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