Train collides with vehicle in Martins Ferry


Around 1:30 a.m. early Saturday morning a vehicle collided with a Norfolk Southern train in Martins Ferry.

The driver was traveling on northbound route 7 just north of Aetna St. and just south of the Hanover pull-off on the train tracks going into Nickles Bakery.

The driver of the vehicle was cited, and transported to the hospital. There has been no official update on the condition of the driver.

Two train engineers were operating the train, and neither were injured. The crash is now under investigation by Martins Ferry police and Norfolk Southern. 

Stay with 7News for the latest on this developing story. 

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