At about 3:15 pm today a slow moving CSX freight train struck a slow moving dump truck as it was attempting to cross an unguarded crossing in Bladensburg. The incident occurred in a heavy industrial area in the 3300 block of Kenilworth Avenue. The adult male dump truck driver is being transported by paramedics to a nearby hospital for evaluation of minor injuries. The Fire/EMS Department Haz Mat team was called to the scene to handle a 50 gallon fuel spill coming from the significantly damaged front end of the dump truck.
Mark E. Brady