Emerson Street open following morning train-vehicle crash near Philips Highway

Traffic both ways was delayed for about an hour Wednesday morning after a woman's vehicle was struck by a train. She is expected to survive.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The intersection of Emerson Street and Philips Highway is clear following an early morning crashing between a train and a car.

The crash occurred shortly before 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, with one woman being taken to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The train and vehicle were removed shortly before 11:30 a.m.

A Jacksonville Sheriff's Office spokesperson said the vehicle was stopped on the tracks when the train struck it. Citizens nearby helped to pull the woman from the vehicle following the crash.

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