A Trevose auto accident involving a SEPTA train and an ATV left one man injured after the two vehicles collided north of the Trevose station. The incident took place at approximately 5:30 PM on Thursday, June 7, 2012, in Bucks County.
According to reports, the rider of an ATV collided with a Bucks train near the Trevose station on Thursday evening. The ATV was sideswiped by the inbound West Trenton train for unknown reasons.
Rescue crews transported the male ATV rider to a nearby hospital where he was treated for injuries sustained in the incident. Details concerning his condition and injuries were not initially made available. However, his injuries were considered to be non-life threatening. The rider’s identity was not immediately made known.
It was unclear if anyone on the train was injured as a result of the collision.
Train commuters were inconvenienced as service was delayed on the rail line until approximately 6:15 PM, according to SEPTA spokesperson Andrew Busch.
The Trevose auto accident remains under investigation by local authorities. There was no early indication as to how the accident occurred.
Our thoughts go out to the victim, and we wish him a speedy recovery during this difficult time.