A train was hit by a car in Encinitas after the driver was pulled out moments earlier.
ENCINITAS, Calif. -- A car was hit by a train late Saturday night after the driver was pulled out moments earlier.
The crash happened in Encinitas around 10:30 p.m. Saturday night.
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The train was heading southbound at around 80 miles-per-hour when its operator noticed a car stopped in the middle of the tracks near East E Street and South Coast Highway.
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The train went into emergency brake mode but was unable to stop in time and hit the car.
The driver was arrested on suspicion of DUI.