Douglasville, GA (March 3, 2023) – There were reported injuries after an SUV collided with an Amtrak train in Douglasville on Thursday night, March 2.
The incident was reported near Veterans Memorial Highway late that evening. The SUV was hit by the train while at a railroad crossing, and emergency responders were quickly sent to the scene.
No updates on the conditions of the involved parties have been provided.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Auto Accidents in Georgia
In 2020, a total of 330,000 collisions were reported statewide. In Georgia that year, there were 1,588 fatal car accidents, 1,730 fatalities, and 125,000 injuries. Preliminary data indicates that Georgia recorded 1,776 road deaths in 2021, continuing the state’s unsafe pattern trend. Despite having the eighth-highest population, Georgia has the fourth-highest rate of fatal accidents.
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