An Amtrak passenger train has collided with a truck in North Carolina, toppling the engine on its side and causing several injuries.
An Amtrak train collided with a semi-trailer truck on the tracks at NC-903 and US-301 in Halifax about 12:15 p.m. Monday.
The train’s engine on its side and the luggage car behind the engine was off at an angle to the tracks. A passenger car behind the luggage car also derailed, but remained upright.
Halifax County officials report there were minor injuries.
DEVELOPING: NYC-bound Amtrak train hits truck, derails in North Carolina http://t.co/QZBkX5CNaZ pic.twitter.com/EhmT8ikX63
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DEVELOPING: Amtrak train derailment in Halifax Co., NC. – [@MajorNews911] pic.twitter.com/crAuRYfN2E
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JUST IN: Amtrak passenger train collides with truck in North Carolina, causes several injuries http://t.co/RjoyeDxuex pic.twitter.com/KVbvAApoUs
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Amtrak train collided with a truck in Halifax. These pictures came from a train passenger. #wral #BreakingNews pic.twitter.com/JCks7qD9Ny
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