Amtrak train slams into car stuck on tracks near Garner

Photo: Patrick Priest/CBS North Carolina

GARNER, N.C. (WNCN) – An Amtrak train slammed into a car stuck on the tracks near Garner Sunday morning, the North Carolina State Highway Patrol said.

According to authorities, a woman was trying to get her car around the railroad crossing arms when her car got stuck on the tracks. A woman was seen walking away from the scene and authorities believe that woman was the driver of the car that was hit.

Photo: Patrick Priest/CBS North Carolina
Photo: Patrick Priest/CBS North Carolina

The train was stopped while the scene was cleared, but no one was injured on the train or in the car, a N.C. Highway Patrol official said.

The incident is currently under investigation.

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