Posted: 4 October, 2016 by Sean Maynard @seanmaynard

Freak Freight Train Accident Puts Driver In Hospital

Fallen Tree Causes Chaos On Main Interstate Line

A Freight Train driver has leg and chest injuries after colliding with a fallen tree on the Adelaide to Melbourne line early this morning.

It happened at about 4am this morning when he'd stopped to clear the tracks at Verdun.

That's when another tree came crashing down, leaving him trapped.

He was taken to hospital in a stable condition while a relief crew have been sent to help the train resume its journey.


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