MINEOLA, N.Y. — A confused motorist has driven onto a train platform in suburban New York.

Newsday reports that a gray sedan was driven onto the westbound Long Island Rail Road platform in Mineola at about 5 p.m. Saturday.

The car’s front wheels ended up dangling over the tracks.

Train service was briefly disrupted while police hauled the car away. The driver was not injured.

The LIRR says there was no damage to the platform.

No details about the errant driver were immediately available.

Information from: Newsday, http://www.newsday.com

Author photo
The AP is one of the largest and most trusted sources of independent newsgathering. AP is neither privately owned nor government-funded; instead, as a not-for-profit news cooperative owned by its American newspaper and broadcast members, it can maintain its single-minded focus on newsgathering and its commitment to the highest standards of objective, accurate journalism.