There was a wreck in Glade Spring, Virginia that involved a train and a flatbed truck, which took the life of the car driver. According to media reports, the crash occurred in the Glade Spring Town Square near Grace Street. The flatbed truck appeared to have caught on fire and was crushed under a train car. The fire was put out in a few minutes.
Virginia State Police stated that trains were delayed for several hours because of the wreck, and the public was warned to avoid the area. Norfolk Southern was the operator of the train.
Virginia Injury Lawyer’s Perspective:
We extend our deepest sympathies to the family of the deceased in this unfortunate accident. While the crash is still under investigation, the family should consult with a Virginia personal injury lawyer soon. There is a possibility that Norfolk Southern could be found liable in a civil suit. The family of the deceased could be entitled to financial restitution for the loss of their family member.
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