1 dead following teach carrying Republican lawmakers crashes into tru…
A chartered Amtrak practice carrying several GOP lawmakers crashed into a trash truck that was on the tracks south of Crozet, Virginia Escorts, Wednesday morning, in accordance to the Affiliated Push.
No lawmakers were hurt, but at least one particular person in the truck was killed, the AP noted.
“The weather conditions was sunny and distinct at the time of the incident all over 11:20 a.m,” in accordance to AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Alex Sosnowski. “The temperature was within just a number of levels of freezing. There was no snow on the floor.”
The teach was getting the legislators to a Republican retreat in West Virginia Escorts at The Greenbrier Vacation resort in the city of White Sulfur Springs. Crozet is about 15 miles to the west of Charlottesville.
Numerous reps took to Twitter to announce that they have been unharmed and presented prayers for individuals who sustained injuries. The teach was still left partly derailed, a GOP aide advised the AP.
“The prepare carrying GOP users to our retreat had a collision, but Rebecca and I are both ok. Safety and doctors on board are encouraging secure the scene and deal with accidents,” Rep. Bradley Byrne, R-Ala. reported on Twitter.
Be sure to take a minute to say a speedy prayer for all those wounded in the train incident this morning, specifically all those in the truck that collided with the practice.
— Rep. Bradley Byrne (@RepByrne) January 31, 2018
“We are fantastic, but our prepare strike a rubbish truck. Users with health-related teaching are aiding the drivers of the truck,” claimed Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore.
Vice President Mike Pence mentioned on Twitter that he was getting “regular updates” on the accident.
Acquiring standard updates on the Amtrak crash involving associates of Congress and their households. Praying for all included & grateful for the swift action of initial responders. @POTUS and I will go on to monitor carefully. I am heading to WV later on right now.
— Vice President Mike Pence (@VP) January 31, 2018
White Dwelling Director of Social Media Dan Scavino, Jr. also presented condolences on behalf of the White Home to those people impacted.