| Neighborhoods

Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

No injuries in train vs. truck accident in Springdale

Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, 11:30 a.m.

No one was injured this morning when a train struck a car hauler on the railroad tracks in Springdale.

Susan Terpay, a spokeswoman for the Norfolk Southern Railroad, said the accident occurred at 3:45 a.m. at a crossing near the intersection of James and Railroad streets. An eastbound train hauling 130 cars loaded with coal struck the truck, which was empty.

Work crews were able to reopen the track by 6 a.m.

Springdale police said they had no report available on the accident.


Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

Show commenting policy

Most-Read AlleKiski Valley

  1. Manufacturer to expand 28 acres in business park
  2. After fire leveled Washington Township plant, CCF Industries plans to open in spring
  3. Police seek suspect in theft ring striking Lower Valley
  4. Vandergrift girl hangs on for dear life, defying rare, fatal disease
  5. Hundreds in Alle-Kiski Valley enjoy fellowship at free Christmas dinners
  6. Harrison fire victims displaced, but remain thankful year later
  7. Kiski Area East Primary School’s ‘Turkey Wars’ raises $1,000 for firefighters
  8. Suspect in Plum, Monroeville grocery robberies arrested in Mississippi
  9. VND readers pass along cherished memories of Christmas
  10. False hostage calls made to police in Allegheny Township, Leechburg, Indiana Township
  11. Police probe ‘swatting’ prank played on Allegheny Township, Leechburg departments