Nobody hurt after pickup truck drives on train tracks in Ashland

Local News

Nobody was hurt Friday evening when a pickup truck turned onto the train tracks in the Town of Ashland.

Ashland Police tell 8News it happened about 6 p.m. when the driver tried to make a left hand turn onto North Railroad Avenue from Route 54.

The driver ended up on the northbound train tracks and drove for several seconds before stopping to get out of the vehicle.

Police say it took about 45 minutes to get the truck off of the tracks and that CSX was notified to stop trains in the area during recovery efforts.

Ashland Police say nobody was hurt but the driver received a summons for the improper turn.

Virtual Railfan cameras caught the whole incident on its multiple cameras throughout the town. The full video can be seen here.

Find 8News on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram; send your news tips to

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

StormTracker 8

Trending Stories

More Trending Stories

Local Events