Oregon man unhurt when stuck car hit by train

A train that became stuck on railroad tracks was pushed 15 feet after it was hit by a train Friday morning.
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A train that became stuck on railroad tracks was pushed 15 feet after it was hit by a train Friday morning.

Credit: Washington County Sheriff's Office

Credit: Washington County Sheriff's Office

A 20-year-old Oregon man was arrested early Friday morning after deputies said he drove his truck onto railroad tracks in Aloha and was hit by a train, The Oregonian reported.

The silver 2002 BMW 3-Series sedan, which was stuck on the tracks, was pushed 15 feet down the tracks by the Portland & Western Railroad train, which had two engines and 33 cars, KPTV reported.

The man was not hurt, police told the television station.

Washington County sheriff's deputies said they cited the driver, who has not been identified, for driving under the influence, the Oregonian reported.

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