7 hurt when SUV, METRORail train collide

METRO officials say driver of SUV tried to make illegal left turn

Published On: Apr 03 2013 04:08:23 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 03 2013 05:31:32 PM CDT
HOUSTON -

Seven people were hurt when an SUV and METRORail train collided on Wednesday.

The incident happened on Fannin near Hermann Loop Drive about 1 p.m.

METRO officials said the driver of the SUV tried to make an illegal left turn and the collision occurred.

Seven people who were on board the METRORail train complained of minor injuries. They were taken to hospitals for treatment.

The two people inside the SUV were not hurt.

The driver of the SUV received a citation, METRO officials said.