Train collides with tractor-trailer in Windsor
Published 4:19 pm Monday, November 28, 2022
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The cabin of a tractor-trailer is heavily damaged following a collision with a passing train on U.S. Route 258 in Windsor. There were no fatalities or injuries as the driver was able to exit the vehicle before the train hit it. (Photo submitted by Virginia State Police)
Pictured is the train that struck a tractor-trailer that was disabled on the train tracks that cross U.S. Route 258 in Windsor. (Photo submitted by Virginia State Police)
Visibly leaning, with some wheels off the ground, is the semi-trailer of the tractor-trailer that was struck by a train in Windsor on Monday, Nov. 28. (Photo submitted by Virginia State Police)
This photo offers another view of the semi-trailer that was part of the tractor-trailer struck by a passing train near the intersection of Windsor Boulevard and U.S. Route 258 in Windsor on Monday, Nov. 28. (Photo submitted by Virginia State Police)
Virginia State Police is investigating a crash involving a tractor-trailer and a passing train on the tracks crossing U.S. Route 258 near the intersection of Windsor Boulevard and U.S. 258 in Windsor on Monday afternoon, Nov. 28.
VSP Sgt. Michelle Anaya confirmed there were no fatalities or injuries, as the driver of the tractor-trailer exited the vehicle prior to it being hit.
A VSP news release stated that preliminary investigations revealed that a tractor-trailer became disabled on the train tracks before being struck by the passing train.
The impact caused the tractor-trailer to become fully engulfed and pushed into the gore of the ditch adjacent to the railroad tracks, police said.
Troopers were on scene investigating as of 3:15 p.m Monday.