Skip to main content

6 hurt in Mississippi train accident

By Joe Sutton, CNN
September 10, 2013 -- Updated 1749 GMT (0149 HKT)

(CNN) -- Six people were injured on Tuesday when an Amtrak train struck a tractor-trailer in Mississippi on Tuesday, a state emergency official said.

The train hit an 18-wheeler hauling corn and the front train engine derailed. Four passengers and two crew members sustained non-life-threatening injuries, according to state emergency spokesman Brett Carr.

The accident occurred in Holmes County.

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT