BEVERLY, MASS. (WHDH) - Authorities are investigating a crash between a car and a Commuter Rail train in Beverly on Wednesday that sent an elderly driver to the hospital, officials said.

Officers responding to a reported crash at the Hale Street Railroad Crossing around 4 p.m. determined the crossing gates, lights, and audible alarms were sounding when an 80-year-old man in a 2020 Toyota Camry went around the gate and was struck, according to transit police.

The vehicle sustained major front-end damage and the driver, who at the time was conscious and alert, was transported to a local area hospital for treatment for unknown injuries.

No other injuries were reported, and service was significantly delayed.

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