UPDATE: Truck Crash Snarls Downtown Norristown
SEPTA service at the Main and Elm Street stations was shut down today for a municipal waste truck that crashed onto the tracks.
According to The Times Herald, workers managed to successfully remove the truck that had crashed onto the SEPTA tracks at Main & Markley this afternoon. SEPTA service to those stations reportedly resumed around 7:30 p.m.
A municipal waste hauling truck crashed into a number of other vehicles at a SEPTA grade crossing in Norristown early Monday afternoon, shutting down SEPTA service and snarling traffic in the downtown area.
Police at the scene said the waste truck was not operated by J.P. Mascaro. They declined to comment on whether anyone had been injured in the crash.
Crews are still working to remove the truck from the tracks. Northbound traffic on Markley is moving regularly, but southbound Markley is reduced to one lane at the Main Street intersection.
Norristown Patch will have updates s they become available.
Correspondent Molly Lozinak contributed to this report.