Amtrak train hits car in Ellisville, passengers escape - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

Amtrak train hits car in Ellisville, passengers escape

Ellisville, MS (WDAM) - An Amtrak train traveling south through Ellisville struck a car at a railroad crossing Sunday evening. According to an Ellisville police spokesman, one adult and two children were in the vehicle and were able to escape the vehicle before the train hit it.

The car was crossing over the railroad tracks near Hill and Highway 11 when it slid off the road and got stuck on the track. 

All three passengers were able to escape the vehicle before the train struck and no one was injured.

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