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Truck Collided With Train

Frank J. Dito, Jr.
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Posted on Jun 21, 2013

Bergen Line Train service was suspended in both directions shortly after the accident around 12:15 p.m. The accident happened at the Hobart Place crossing near the Plauderville station in Garfield. According to NJ Transit, Bergen County Line Train 1255 operating from Hoboken to Ridgewood struck a tractor trailer that got stuck on the tracks. The locomotive of the six car train derailed, and the tractor trailer overturned.

The force of the collision separated the cab from the tanker portion of the truck. An engineer, a customer and the truck driver all sustained injuries, but none are believed serious. 

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