service on the LIRR Ronkonkoma Branch has been restored between
Farmingdale and Ronkonkoma. Westbound train service between those
stations remains suspended following fatal collision this morning
between a train and a car on the tracks near the Brentwood station.Original story:
Long Island Rail Road service on the Ronkonkoma Branch is currently
suspended in both directions from Farmingdale to Ronkonkoma after a
train struck a car on the tracks near the Brentwood station, according
to the LIRR.
The accident occurred shortly after 10 a.m. There have been no
reports of any injuries as of yet. The train was not carrying any
passengers, the LIRR said.
In a statement on its website
, the LIRR said that "based on
information from previous incidents" service would likely remain
suspended on the Ronkonkoma Branch for several hours.
The Ronkonkoma line, which includes nearby Hicksville and Bethpage stops.This story was originally posted at 10:51 a.m. on Jan. 22 and was last updated at 3:28 p.m.Story by Ryan Bonner
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