Amtrak train crashes into semitruck in Volusia County

Crash happened near U.S. 17 and Little Brown Church Road

The wheels of a semi truck. (WDIV)

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – An Amtrak passenger train struck a semitruck in Volusia County on Thursday afternoon, according to the sheriff’s office.

The sheriff’s office told News 6 that the crash happened near U.S. 17 and Little Brown Church Road. Amtrak said its Silver Meteor Train 98, which had taken off from Miami, came into contact with an occupied vehicle on the train track.

No injuries to any of the passengers have been reported at this time, and the semitruck driver suffered very minor injuries, the sheriff’s office added.

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