WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Amtrak said Wednesday that no injuries were reported to crew or passengers when a train carrying lawmakers headed to a retreat struck a vehicle on the tracks in Crozet, Virginia.
The train had departed Washington and hit the vehicle at 11:20 a.m. (1620 GMT). “Local law enforcement is investigating the incident and crews are inspecting equipment for damage,” Amtrak said in a statement. Many lawmakers tweeted photos of the train crash showing significant damage to a truck.
Reporting by David ShepardsonEditing by Chizu Nomiyama