No injuries in train versus vehicle collision

Published 11:17 pm Friday, November 27, 2020

No one was injured in a train versus vehicle crash in downtown Suffolk on Friday evening.

The crash was reported at 9:29 p.m. at the crossing at South Saratoga Street and Hall Avenue, according to a city press release.

Preliminary investigation found a Ford Mustang became disabled while on the tracks and was struck by a Norfolk Southern train. The adult male driver was able to escape the vehicle before the collision.


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There was no derailment, but four railroad crossings in the downtown area are blocked as a result of the accident.

The incident remains ongoing.