150 feet of extra railroad tracks on Longwood roadway leads to two-vehicle crash

Two vehicles were involved in an accident on Wednesday evening after they ran into 150 extra feet of railroad tracks laid across a Longwood roadway.

Seminole County Fire Department crews responded to the SunRail tracks at the intersection of S. Ronald Regan Boulevard and Lyman Road at around 8:15 p.m. on Wednesday, August 24, after receiving calls regarding a motor vehicle crash.

Upon arrival, emergency crews discovered that approximately 150 feet of railroad track had made it onto the roadway as a result of another project.

Rail across the roadway in Longwood on August 24

When consulted, the railroad company in charge of the project was unsure how the track ended up where it did.

Railway and emergency crews worked to clear the site and no injuries were reported.

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