SPENCER, Mass. — Three people were injured when a Loram rail grinder collided with a stopped CSX freight train early Sunday morning, requiring some of the injured to be freed by first responders.
WCVB-TV reports a CSX statement indicated the accident occurred about 1:30 a.m. Spencer Fire and Emergency Services wrote on Facebook the three injured parties were transported to UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, Mass., with non-life-threatening injuries.
Loram, based in Hamel, Minn., is a contract provider of track maintenance, inspection, and infrastructure services for all Class I railroads as well as many short lines.
Cause of the accident is under investigation.