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Woman arrested after crash landing her car on top of Q train in Flatbush

By Mason White 6:45 PM March 20, 2014
The Nissan on top of a Q train 

By: Sanvi Rizvi
A woman was arrested and charged with leaving the scene of an accident after allegedly crash landing her car on top of a Q train in Flatbush, police in New York said.

Hannah Harris, 20, of Marine Park, surrendered to police at the 70th Precinct station, six hours after the Nissan SUV crashed through Albemarle Road at East 16th Street.

Harris called police about 11:00 a.m. and told them she had been driving the car when a man stole it and took it for the wild ride. However, when investigators asked Harris why she waited six hours before calling the police, she finally confessed that she had been behind the wheel.

She was charged with filing a false report and leaving the scene of an accident, and is expected to be arraigned on Thursday. As we reported earlier, the Q train received an unexpected passenger after an out of control woman drove her car onto the train, police in New York said.

Brooklyn Police said that the woman fled from the scene after crashing landing her car on top of the train in Flatbush.

The south bound Q train had just left the Church Avenue station when the woman broke through a fence near Albemarle Road and East 16th Street. Police officers are looking from the woman and she has not yet been found, a police spokesperson said.

Passersby and the MTA uploaded photos of the incident to the Internet, which showed a Nissan SUV on the roof of the train. The subway car involved in the incident sustained only minimal damage.

No injuries were reported. A rescue train helped about 50 passengers who were on board at the time, and they were brought back to the Church Avenue station.