19-Year-Old Crashes BMW into Train on Metairie Road

May 22, 2014 | Updated: 1:27 p.m., May 22, 2014

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METAIRIE, La. (WGNO) – Officials in Jefferson Parish are looking for a 19-year-old who hit a train Wednesday night.

The teen, driving a BMW, allegedly didn’t want to wait for a train to go by on Metairie Road, so he tried to beat it. He failed.

According to deputies at the scene, the driver ran away after it happened.

If he is caught the teen faces citations for, at the very least, hit and run.

There were no reports of any injuries.