Several people were injured after an Amtrak train hit a tractor in a Rapho Township crossing Tuesday morning.
The crash happened two miles east of the Mount Joy station at Bender's Crossing, at 10:32 a.m., according to Amtrak spokeswoman Beth Toll.
The farm tractor was upended by the train, according to Lancaster County-Wide Communications dispatch reports. Debris was scattered on the track.
The driver was treated at the scene but asked not be transported to a hospital, according to Susquehanna Valley EMS operations manager Adam Marden.
Keystone Train 648 is currently stopped outside of Elizabethtown, PA (ELT) due to a crossing incident. Will update once more info is available.— Amtrak Northeast (@AmtrakNEC) June 5, 2018
There were 40 passengers on the train, Toll said.
Four crew members and one passenger were taken to area hospitals for treatment of minor injuries, according to Marden.
The Keystone Service train 648 was on its way from Harrisburg to New York City. Passengers will be transferred to train 650, Toll said.
Toll declined to say whether the train sounded any bells or alarms before the crash, citing the ongoing investigation by Amtrak police.