Needham commuter rail train strikes Keolis employee’s parked car


By Nicole Hernandez Globe Staff 

A Needham commuter rail train hit an employee’s car parked close to the tracks early Thursday, leading to delays on that line, officials said.

Leslie Aun, a Keolis spokeswoman, said the car belonged to a Keolis employee.


The Needham Fire Department said no injuries were reported in the incident at the Needham Heights stop.

Needham Train 600 was canceled.

Needham Fire Chief Dennis Condon said the vehicle was parked too close to the tracks and was overturned after the collision.

The MBTA reported minor southbound delays because of a disabled train at Tufts Medical Center Station. A disabled train at the Warren Street stop on the Green Line’s B branch also led to minor delays on that line.

All other rail services were on schedule.


On the roads, it was a speed-limit ride on most highways in Greater Boston around 6:40 a.m., but slowdowns are being reported on I-93 southbound north of Boston and on the Southeast Expressway, according to