Amtrak accident today 2022: 1 injured after train bound for Chicago from Washington DC collides with truck in Maryland

Amtrak accident today 2022: 1 injured after train bound for Chicago from Washington DC collides with truck in Maryland

CHICAGO (TOC) — One particular person was injured after an Amtrak practice sure for Chicago collided with a truck in Maryland Wednesday.

Capitol Restricted practice 29 was touring from Washington DC to Chicago when it struck a truck on the tracks in Brunswick round 5:20 p.m., based on Amtrak.

The flat-bed tractor-trailer truck was on the tracks as a result of site visitors, based on native hearth officers.

The practice struck the big-rig, sending it right into a passenger truck, which was pushed into a close-by constructing, WJLA reported.

RELATED: 3 lifeless after a cross-country Amtrak practice that originated in Chicago derails in Montana: officers

Out of the 142 passengers and crew onboard, no accidents had been reported, Amtrak mentioned.

The driving force of the passenger truck was hospitalized with non-life threatening accidents.

The practice was delayed about an hour whereas native authorities investigated.

In line with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), trespassing alongside railroad rights-of-way is the main reason for rail-related deaths in America, and railroad crossing incidents are the second main reason for rail-related deaths in America. Additionally they function important reminders concerning the significance of obeying the regulation and of exercising excessive warning round railroad tracks and crossings, Amtrak mentioned. For extra railroad security info, please go to StayOffTheTracks.org.

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