Train collides with car

Published 9:17 pm Thursday, May 19, 2016

The Suffolk Police Department is investigating an accident involving a vehicle that collided with a train.

Emergency Communications was notified at 1:10 a.m. regarding a collision between a vehicle and a Norfolk & Southern train at Railroad Avenue and North Capital Street in downtown Suffolk, according to a city press release. The vehicle is a 1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320. Train personnel did not sustain any injuries.

The occupants of the vehicle, all adult black males, fled from the scene following the accident, according to the release. Two of the occupants were located a short distance from the scene. They received emergency medical assistance and treatment from Suffolk Fire & Rescue personnel for non-life threatening injuries and were ground transported to a local hospital. The driver has yet to be located.

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The investigation remains ongoing at this time and no further information is available.