Video/News: Overturned tractor-trailer near West Palm delays Tri-Rail

A tractor-trailer crash Monday morning on the train tracks in West Palm Beach created delays for drivers and Tri-Rail commuters.

A semi ended up lying on the northbound Tri-Rail tracks in West Palm Beach near Forest Hill Boulevard.The tractor-trailer flipped at about 6:30 a.m. on Forest Hill Boulevard, authorities said.It was not immediately known what caused the crash or whether anyone was injured. Chopper 5 flew over the scene at 7 a.m. and spotted a Tri-Rail train stopped nearby while two tow trucks worked to upright and remove the semi.

Investigators say the truck driver was traveling approximately 35 mph and misjudged the turn which caused the rig to flip. Tri-Rail was running on time for the afternoon commute.

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