Red-light runner struck by METRO train near Reliant Park

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by Tim Wetzel / KHOU 11 News

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Posted on April 1, 2014 at 5:45 PM

Updated Wednesday, Apr 2 at 1:50 PM

HOUSTON, Texas -- METRO Police released dramatic surveillance video showing a METRO train colliding with an SUV.

The driver tried to beat the train and went around the crossing gates at Fannin and Naomi on Wednesday, according to METRO.

That train smashed the vehicle, but remarkably everyone inside the SUV survived.

Two adults and two children were taken to the hospital.

Police said they will cite the vehicle's driver, Raunel Arreola-Moreno, for running a red light and for going around the crossing gates.

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