BOCA RATON — Authorities say an elderly man was injured when a Florida commuter train crashed into his car.

The Palm Beach Post reports that the crash occurred Wednesday night in Boca Raton.

Witnesses told police the car had stopped on the tracks for a red light and became stuck there when the crossing gates came down. The driver wasn't able to get out of his car before the Brightline train hit it.

The man was taken to a Delray Beach hospital as a trauma alert.