News: Semi-truck driver injured after collision with train in Marion County


MARION COUNTY, FL – A train and a semi-truck were involved in a collision in Marion County Wednesday morning, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

According to WGFL, the accident happened along the railroad tracks near County Road 318 and NE 24th Avenue at about 10:45 a.m.  The FHP responded to the scene along with Marion County Fire Rescue crews, and found that the driver of the semi-truck had sustained minor injuries while the truck had some front-end damage.  No other injuries were reported.

The incident shut down the eastbound lane of County Road 318 for nearly three hours before reopening at about 2 p.m.  There was no immediate word on what led to the crash.

If you have been injured in an accident involving a truck, we urge you to contact the Marion County Truck Accident Lawyers at Whittel & Melton for a free, no-obligation consultation. We can review your case and help you pursue compensation for the expenses you have incurred. Reach out on our website or call us at 866-608-5529 to speak with our experienced legal team.

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