Update on April 20th “train crash” in Upper Merion

On April 20th, MoreThanTheCurve.com reported on what was described as a “train crash” that occurred just after 9:00 p.m. along the Schuylkill River in Upper Merion Township (within the Conshohocken zip code).

This morning we learned more about the incident. Upper Merion Township Police Chief Tom Nolan shared that a train struck a truck that was “disabled” on the tracks behind the Target distribution center. Two people had been four-wheeling in that area and the truck had become stuck on the tracks. The train clipped the unoccupied truck.

There were no injuries. The train did not derail and was not damaged. Norfolk Southern Police are handling the investigation.