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.
TRAIN DERAILMENT | Officers and firefighters are out working this train derailment off Buford Hwy just North of Pleasant Hill Rd. Major traffic delays. Please use alternate routes. No injuries reported. pic.twitter.com/5ajQ5Oau9a
— Duluth Police Dept (@DuluthGAPolice) June 17, 2020
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