UPDATE (4 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 9): CSX has released a statement in reference to a train and tractor-trailer crash that happened in Hurricane Wednesday morning.
CSX said this happened at Spur Lane in Hurricane around 9:52 a.m. They said the train hit the semi-truck’s trailer. Because of this, some of the leading locomotives’ wheels came off the tracks, but they said, “it remained upright and in line.”
Part of CSX’s statement said they, “[appreciate] the swift response of the local first responders to the scene and we will cooperate fully in the investigation.”
No injuries are being reported.
HURRICANE, WV (WOWK) — A train hit a tractor-trailer trying to cross the tracks in Hurricane Wednesday morning.
Putnam County dispatchers say the crash happened around 9:52 a.m. in the 3000 block of Teays Valley Road behind the Hurricane Police Department.
Dispatchers say the train was not hauling anything hazardous. No injuries are being reported.
The Hurricane Police Department is on the scene.