Car vs. train accident forces road closures in Defiance

DEFIANCE, Ohio (WTVG) - A car vs. train accident in Defiance is forcing road closures and other possible delays.

According to police, that car was abandoned on the tracks when the train struck it around midnight Friday. No one was in the vehicle at the time and the train did not derail. So far they have not reported any injuries.

Police say they have not yet located the owner of the vehicle which was heavily damaged in the accident.

In an advisory posted by the city, officials say Squires Ave is closed and warn there could be delays at the Ottaway and Railroad Ave. crossings. no word yet on when they may reopen.

This is a developing story and we will update with more information when it is available.