Traffic Accidents

Train collides with truck in New Kent

Train collides with truck in New Kent

A passenger train collided with a truck hauling a trailer Friday morning in New Kent. While the truck driver sustained minor injuries, no one was killed in the crash.

Virginia State Police responded to a vehicle crash that involved a train at around 11:16 a.m. in the 13700 block of Rockahock Road. A Ford work truck hauling a trailer attempted to cross a railroad crossing southbound on Rockahock Road when the truck was hit by an Amtrak passenger train, according to a state police news release.

The train hit the truck toward the rear of the vehicle on the passenger side and flipped the truck onto its roof. The train didn’t derail. A mobile home sustained damage and another...

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