Train Accident Stops Traffic Near Xavier High School


Dylan Sines

The train involved in the accident sits motionless on the tracks.

Lindsey Matus, Writer

A train accident near Xavier High School occurred Friday afternoon just before 2 p.m. on the corner of 42nd St. and Seminole Valley Drive. The train remained upright, but blocked traffic on 42nd St. for around 25 minutes. Traffic was able to continue after the train was moved off the street.

The accident took place shortly after the dismissal of Kennedy High School classes at 1:30 p.m. Xavier High School students were still in class at the time.

The reason for the train accident is unknown. No one was harmed in the accident. The train took no visible damage. This story will be updated later if there is additional information to share.