Amtrak crash: Train vs. car collision leaves driver injured
Amtrak crash: An Amtrak train struck a car that drove around a crossing bar. The crash destroyed the car and injured the driver, but no train passengers were injured.
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Amtrak¬†says the train did not derail and none of its 46 passengers was injured in the¬†crash, which occurred around 6 a.m. Thursday in Waverly, a community about 50 miles southeast of Richmond.
Virginia State Police Sgt. Michelle Anaya said the driver of the vehicle, Untron Drew, was taken by med-flight to Richmond with injuries she said weren't life threatening.
Amtrak¬†spokeswoman Christina Leeds said Northeast Regional train 174 was traveling from Norfolk, Va., to Boston. She said it has left the¬†crash¬†scene is operating on a two-hour delay.