(Washington, DC) - The office of Representative Steve Knight (R-CA) released the below information following a train crash on January 31, 2018:

In the late morning of January 31, a train carrying Republican Members of Congress collided with a garbage truck outside of Charlottesville, Virginia. The members were en route to the annual GOP retreat.

Rep. Steve Knight and his wife, Lily Knight were on the train during the crash, but were not injured. Mrs. Knight, who is a registered NICU nurse at Antelope Valley Hospital, provided first-aid and medical treatment at the site of the crash. Rep. Knight's office is not able to confirm the number of injured persons nor the extent of injuries.

As of 2:00 pm EST, Members were being transported to the retreat.