State police respond to report of train hitting car in Appomattox County


We have learned the woman involved in the train crash in Appamattox County is a 20-year-old from Amherst county.

State police say she has been flown to UVA hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The crash is still being investigated.




Officials on the scene say a woman went to cross the railroad tracks and tried to reverse, but the train clipped the car. The car then overturned. 

It happened around 5:30 a.m. Thursday. 

A Norfolk Southern train was involved. 


State police are responding to a report of a train hitting a vehicle in Appomattox County. 

It happened early Thursday morning near Spout Spring on Route 460. 

Emergency crews are on the scene. 

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. 

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