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Train Crashes Into Tractor-Trailer

The incident happened around 10 p.m. at Fairmount and River Streets, according to necn affiliate WJAR.

Woonsocket Train Crash
WJAR

The driver of a tractor-trailer was rushed to a hospital Wednesday night after a train crashed into it in Woonsocket, Rhode Island.

The incident happened around 10 p.m. at Fairmount and River Streets, according to necn affiliate WJAR.

A witness told WJAR the safety bars which alert drivers of oncoming trains were not down and that the tractor-truck driver could not get his vehicle out of the way fast enough.

There is no word on the driver’s condition.

The incident remains under investigation.

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