(KMOV) -- Five people were taken to the hospital and a car was left heavily damaged after it was struck by a Metrolink train.
Police said the accident happened Saturday evening at the crossing in the 700 block of Ewing in north St. Louis.
Officials said the westbound train struck the vehicle. Three passengers on the train and two passengers from the car were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Police have not determined why the vehicle was on the tracks. According to Metrolink officials, the accident will not effect service.