Driver escapes before train slams into car on tracks in Congers

CLARKSTOWN, New York (WABC) -- Some terrifying moments were caught on camera when a car was stranded on the train tracks in Rockland County, New York.

Police say the occupant of the car was able to get out in time before a southbound train smashed into the vehicle.

It happened Sunday at about 6:30 p.m. at a railroad crossing on Lake Road in Congers.

The crossing was closed for an hour as a tow truck removed the car and a safety inspection was done on the tracks.

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