Quarry Truck vs. Train 5/27/2021
By Chief Jeff Fassl
May 27, 2021

Upper Nazareth Fire Rescue was dispatched to the area of New Enterprise blacktop plant off of Tatamy Road @ 1:51 PM for a dump truck into a train. On arrival the driver was being extricated from the high lift with a plant JLG boom lift truck. No injuries were reported. The dump truck was coming from the opposite direction. Hit the front of the train, was air born and ended up against a rail car. Major damage to the engine of the train, rail car and dump truck. This accident occurred right on the Upper and Lower Nazareth Line.

Units: 5412 5443
Mutual Aid: EMS 50 PD54