Distracted driver scrolling on Facebook crashes car onto Green Line tracks, police say

On Feb. 5, 2023 around 4 a.m. a driver distracted by social media crashed their car through the protective fence

Over the weekend, a distracted driver scrolling through social media crashed their car onto the Green Line tracks, the MBTA police said.

On Feb. 5, around 4 a.m., a motorist scrolling through their Facebook feed on their cellphone got distracted and crashed through the protective fencing around the Green Line tracks at Beacon St. and Strathmore Road in Brookline, the MBTA police said.

Photos of the crash show the left side of a Jeep damaged, police said. The crash did not result in any injuries. However, charges against the driver will be sought.

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