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Congressman Steve Knight uninjured in a Amtrak train crash this morning in Crozet, Virginia.

A train traveling from Washington to West Virginia carrying Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday morning collided with a garbage truck.

Amtrak officials said the train originating from Washington came into contact with a truck that was on the tracks at 11:20 a.m. local time in Crozet, Va., about three hours southwest of Washington.

"Lily and I were on the train that crashed this morning. We are safe and uninjured. First responders are currently treating those who are hurt. Please keep the victims in your prayers." Via Congressman Steve Knight Twitter Account.


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