24.3 C
New York

At least 20 train cars derail after smashing into semi stuck on tracks


On June 17, 2020 a Norfolk Southern train crashed into a semi tractor trailer in downtown Duluth, Georgia, when it became stuck on the railroad tracks.

The incident happened around 9:25 a.m off Buford Highway just North of Pleasant Hill Road.

Authorities say that the wreck caused 20 to 23 cars to derail off the tracks. This included 3 locomotives and 2 hazmat cars. No hazmat material leaked.

Watch the videos below to see the aftermath of the wreck.

Two conductors of the train and the semi truck driver were transported to the hospital with minor injuries.

Crews reopened Buford Highway around 12 p.m.

More stories about train collisions can be found here


Get the hottest daily trucking news

This Week in Trucking