Amtrak train slams into truck on tracks in North Carolina

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HALIFAX COUNTY, NC — An Amtrak train collided with a truck on the tracks near U.S. Highway 301 in Halifax County, North Carolina Monday afternoon. Photos posted on the RRSpin Facebook page showed at least one Amtrak car on its side. The train was on its way from Raleigh to the northeast.

Preliminary reports by NCDOT were that 40 people were transported to the hospital.

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