Train hits SUV sitting on tracks; No injuries reported

 

HINDS COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) — Hinds County deputies went to a collision Thursday night where a train hit an abandoned SUV

Sheriff Victor Mason said it happened on the tracks near Highway 49 and Pocahontas Road in Hinds County. No one was inside the vehicle.

They believe someone left the Dodge Nitro there after it got stuck trying to go around the barricades that were blocking the tracks. According to deputies, the CN freight train hit the SUV on the driver side.

Investigators with CN said the crossing had been closed for repairs since Monday.

No one was injured in the crash.

 

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