(WHTM) – One person was injured after an accident involving a train and an SUV on Wednesday morning in Lancaster County.
According to East Lampeter Township Police, around 9:30 a.m. officers were dispatched to the 300 block of Willow Road for an accident involving a train. Police say a 29-year-old man was traveling south and entered a crossing when the vehicle was struck by an eastbound Norfolk Southern train.
Police say the vehicle was hit on the passenger side and traveled about 200 feet before rolling off the track. The driver was able to exit the vehicle and was taken to a local hospital for minor injuries.
Images shared by first responders show the car with severe damage to its passenger side.
The Witmer Fire Protective Association says Norfolk Southern authorities responded to check the train and tracks.
Willow Road was closed for approximately two hours and the investigation is ongoing.
The Witmer Fire Protective Association, Hand-in-Hand Fire Company, Lancaster EMS, East Lampeter Township Police Department, Manheim Township Ambulance, and Lancaster County Emergency Management Agency were among those who responded.