Police investigating MetroLink train struck by vehicle in Wellston

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO -  A St. Louis County MetroLink detail along with Metro security personnel are investigating a MetroLink being struck by a vehicle.

The accident happened around 9:15 pm in the 6300 block of Etzel in Wellston.

A Metro spokesperson tells Fox 2 that no was injured on the train.

Fox 2 has learned that one person in the vehicle that struck the train was transported to the hospital for treatment.

Police the vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed when it struck the MetroLink train.  The driver was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.

At this time Metro is single-tracking trains on the westbound track, as the eastbound traffic has been stopped for the investigation.

MetroLink passenger can expect delays of up 15 minutes.

 

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