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Man seriously hurt after train hits car in downtown Suffolk

The accident between the train and the car happened on Liberty Street. The driver was taken to the hospital.

SUFFOLK, Va. — Suffolk Police and Suffolk Fire & Rescue responded to a crash involving a train and a vehicle Friday morning.

The call came in around 5:04 a.m. of an accident at the railroad crossing at Liberty Street.

A Norfolk Southern train was traveling westbound when it hit a vehicle. The driver, a man, was the only person in the car. He was seriously hurt and taken to the hospital, officials said.

There was no train derailment and all crossings are clear.

The investigation remains ongoing.