Tree falls into path of train, ties up traffic in Oliver Springs

Tree falls into path of train, ties up traffic in Oliver Springs

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OLIVER SPRINGS (WATE) - A train accident led to a traffic backup in Oliver Springs.

Dispatches say strong winds knocked a tree onto railroad tracks along Tri-County Boulevard.

A train hit the tree and then got caught under one of the train's cars.

Several agencies are rerouting traffic that has already been tied up for hours.

Dispatchers say it will be hours before the site is cleared.

 

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