Train Hits 18-Wheeler near Centerville, Pennsylvania, Spilling Hydrochloric Acid

Route 88 in Centerville, Pennsylvania was closed most of this past Tuesday after an 18-wheeler truck was hit by a train in Washington County, Pennsylvania and spilled hydrochloric acid on the roadway.

Officials stated that the train came to a rest on the crossing just prior to the crash. The driver of the 18-wheeler was injured in the crash and was flown to a nearby hospital. Officials estimate that 4,000 gallons of the extremely corrosive acid spilled onto the tracks after the wreck.

The engineer and conductor of the train were also transported to a nearby hospital but were soon released.

18 Wheeler Truck Accident