Light Rail involved in 28th wreck since opening

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TEMPE -- A taxi driver is recovering after getting into a wreck with a Valley Metro Light Rail train.

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RAW: Light Rail involved in 28th wreck since launching - A taxi driver is recovering after getting into a wreck with a Valley Metro Light Rail train.

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It happened at about 7:00 Sunday evening near Price Road and Apache Boulevard.

According to Tempe police, the cab driver made an illegal U-turn and slammed into the train. There were a no U-turn sign posted.

While nobody on the train was hurt, the cab driver was injured. He is expected to recover.

Service was delayed for a short time while passengers were transferred to another train.

This is the 28th wreck involving the Light Rail since it launched service in December.