Train crashes into dump truck in Seminole County

Truck driver taken to hospital

A CSX train crashed into a dump truck in Seminole County, the FHP says.
A CSX train crashed into a dump truck in Seminole County, the FHP says.

LONGWOOD, Fla. – A CSX train crashed into a dump truck Monday in Seminole County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The collision happened at 12:55 p.m. at State Road 419 and Valentine Way in Longwood.

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The FHP said the dump truck pulled onto the tracks and was struck by the freight train, which was traveling at a slow speed. The front of the train struck the side of the truck, which overturned, troopers said.

The driver of the truck was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, the FHP said.

No one on the train was injured.


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