Train versus vehicle accident reported downtown

Published 7:35 pm Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Suffolk Police and Suffolk Fire & Rescue units are currently on the scene of an accident involving an Amtrak train and a passenger vehicle that happened Wednesday evening.

The crash happened at 6:22 p.m. in the 100 block of Pinner Street and East Washington Street in downtown Suffolk, according to a press release.

The adult female driver received emergency medical assessment by Suffolk Fire & Rescue personnel, and no medical transport was required. She was the only occupant of the vehicle.


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There was no derailment, and that is the only crossing that was affected. The crossing is expected to reopen shortly.

The investigation remains ongoing at this time.