One person was injured when a freight train collided into a vehicle in Montgomery County, Maryland, on Sunday morning.
A spokesman for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue services said a CSX train struck a vehicle at a railroad crossing on Linden Lane, in the vicinity of Forest Glen, around 3:30 a.m. on Sunday.
The driver of the vehicle was transported to a local hospital and being treated for non-life threatening injuries. The train operator was not injured and it’s unclear if there were additional individuals on board.
(~330a 10/13) IAO Seminary Rd/Forest Glen Rd/ Linden Lane RR Crossing – CSX Freight train struck a vehicle at the crossing, no derailment, evaluated the driver of the car, no HazMat pic.twitter.com/jS9TEBanVT
— Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) October 13, 2019
Montgomery County officials said the train did not derail and the incident did not require a hazardous materials response.
CSX tells WTOP that Montgomery County Police are investigating what caused the crash.