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Train Jumps Track in Downtown Montgomery
Montgomery, Alabama – Montgomery Police and Firemedics are at the scene of an incident involving a CSX transport train and a dump truck.
Just after 8 o'clock this morning units were called to the area of 1001 North Court Street with reports of a collision involving a slow moving train and a dump truck.
Reports from Montgomery Firemedics indicate there was one minor injury, that to the driver of the dump truck, as the engine of the train and the dump truck collided.
A Witness tells WVAS news that it appears the driver of the dump truck did not stop for the oncoming train.
The CSX train was operating with 40 cars and two personnel on board. No CSX employees were injured. Three cars were derailed in the accident.
A Montgomery Fire Department Hazmat team was called to the area to contain a diesel fuel spill.
No evacuations of the area occurred because no hazardous material was spilled.
Traffic remains blocked in the area.