Driver dies after crashing into back of METRORail train in Midtown

A METRORail train was involved in a fatal multi-vehicle accident in midtown Houston on Wednesday evening.

HOUSTON -- A METRORail train was involved in a fatal multi-vehicle accident in Midtown Houston on Wednesday afternoon.

According to METRO, the driver of a white SUV clipped two vehicles that were at a stoplight on Main at McGowen. Investigators say the SUV then flipped upside down and slammed into the back of the train.

The SUV driver died at the scene.

The intersection was closed and light rail service in the area was disrupted for several hours for the cleanup and investigation.

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