The Third Precinct reports the details of a vehicular fire that occurred on Friday, March 23, 2018 at 7:50 p.m. in Mineola.
According to police, an LIRR train struck a vehicle that was on the tracks at the Mineola Train Station located on Main Street and Willis Avenue. The motor vehicle and part of a nearby building caught fire. Mineola Fire Department on scene. The building as well as the train was evacuated. No injuries are reported. The fire is extinguished.
Due to the accident there is extensive track damage at Willis Avenue which is expected to keep the station out of service through the weekend. MTA was notified and is on the scene. The situation is still under investigation.
Details by: Sgt. Lagrasta/3rd Pct. 03/23/18/2110/8751