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Monday, October 23, 2006

Commuter train rams truck in Franklin; 10 injured

FRANKLIN

Ten people suffered minor injuries this morning when a Boston-bound commuter train collided with tractor trailer truck at a rail crossing in Franklin, fire officials said.

The train rammed the truck at 7:53 a.m. at the Fisher Street rail crossing, fire officials said. Emergency crews on scene have requested additional ambulances, but none of the injuries appear to be serious.

Franklin is about 40 miles southwest of Boston. Fisher Street is dead-end, and the accident has had little impact on traffic.

-- Globe City & Region staff

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