Motorist unhurt as Amtrak train collides with SUV

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) -- An Amtrak train collided with an SUV in Omaha Monday morning and the driver of the Mazda escaped without serious injury.

The crash happened around 5:45 a.m. near 38th and L streets, beneath the L Street Bridge.

The back end of the Mazda was heavily damaged but the driver refused medical treatment at the scene.

It was not initially clear how the vehicle wound up on the tracks.

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