UPDATE: 05/23/2017 10:50pm The driver of the minivan involved in the crash was sent to the hospital with what are being described as minor injuries. The vehicle is said to have been sitting on the tracks when the train hit it. The Jackson Police Department (JPD) is investigating why the minivan was on the tracks.
It happened at the intersection of Beasley Road and State Street at approximately 8:30pm on Tuesday, May 23, 2017.
There is no word on any injuries at this time.
WJTV has crews headed to the scene.
We will have more information as it becomes available.