South Weymouth - Train vs. 18 Wheeler Truck 2/4/15

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South Weymouth - Train vs. 18 Wheeler Truck 2/4/15

Postby nomis » Wed Feb 04, 2015 12:28 pm

As reported from the Scan Weymouth FB page, Commuter Train stuck a Tractor Trailer stuck on the tracks.

Scan Weymouth wrote:Grove Street at the Railroad Track, Weymouth - 18 Wheeler vs Commuter Train, Braintree and Weymouth Fire, Fallon EMS and Brewster EMS on scene with Weymouth fire as command ... Drive dove out of truck before it was hit ... Apparent injuries on the train, EMs checking


Seems to be a late #060.

T Alerts wrote:Kingston/Plymouth Line Train 060 (10:05 am from Kingston) stopped near Braintree due to an automobile accident. Watch for up dates
Affected direction: Inbound

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Re: South Weymouth - Train vs. 18 Wheeler Truck 2/4/15

Postby nomis » Wed Feb 04, 2015 3:09 pm

Train Hits Tractor-Trailer In Braintree, Massachusetts
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/02/04/massachusetts-train-crash_n_6614376.html
CBS Boston reports that the Kingston/Plymouth Line train that left Boston's South Station at 10:50 a.m. collided with the truck on Grove Street in Braintree.


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Re: South Weymouth - Train vs. 18 Wheeler Truck 2/4/15

Postby F-line to Dudley via Park » Wed Feb 04, 2015 3:19 pm

That's actually pretty tame-looking results given the probable force of the impact at that max-track speed crossing. I was expecting the T-T cab to be rendered unrecognizable and sprayed in a million pieces all around.
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