PORTLAND – A man is taken to the hospital after his car is hit by a train down in Portland.
Police said it happened at the Brighton Avenue crossing. The car was hit by an Amtrak Downeaster.
The driver was taken to Maine Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.
Two children, ages 5 and 9-years-old, were also in the car but were not hurt.
Brighton Avenue has been reopened ..
Amtrak said Downeaster Train 682 is delayed due to the crash.