EDMONDS, Wash. — The Edmonds-Kingston ferry route is back in service after a crash involving a freight train and a truck blocked access to and from the Edmonds ferry terminal Tuesday morning.
The crash happened before 5:30 a.m. on Railroad Avenue near Dayton Street in Edmonds.
The Edmonds-Kingston ferry route was out of service for just over an hour due to the crash. Washington State Ferries (WSF) said vessels are 20-40 minutes behind schedule and that passengers should expect delays. Click here for updates from WSF.
Sound Transit said Sounder north line trains were also impacted. Passengers can expect delays of up to 75 minutes. Click here for updates from Sound Transit.
Edmonds police said the train sideswiped the truck after the driver turned down a private access road adjacent to the tracks. The driver, identified as an 82-year-old man from Edmonds, then walked to Dayton Street where he was found by officers. The man was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle for treatment. Police said the man was talking to officers at the scene.
The truck was removed from the tracks around 6:45 a.m. The tracks were inspected for safe travel before trains were allowed to use the tracks again.
This story will be updated when more information becomes available.