Teens hurt when train hits car

April 25, 2012

Two teenagers were injured when the car they were traveling in was hit by a train late Tuesday night on the northeast side of Indianapolis. The accident happened north of the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Rural Street. The car was driven by an 18-year-old girl who failed to beat the crossing gates, then was struck by the train as she tried to back up. The driver and a 15-year-old female passenger were taken to a hospital with unknown injuries.