Train Verses Car Accident on Preston Street Crossing – July 28, 2018

At approximately 14:22, an Eastbound Norfolk & Southern Freight Train struck a passenger car at the Preston Street Crossing. There was one female occupant in the vehicle that was transported to Bristol Regional Medical Center by Virginia State Police Med-Flight with serious injuries. Units were on scene about 5 hours during a lengthily investigation by both Abingdon Police and N&S officials. Chief 201, Chief 202, Rescue Engine 205, Battalion 209, Utility 210 and Rehab 1 responded along with units from the Washington County Life Saving Crew, Abingdon Police Department, Washington County Sheriff’s Office and Norfolk & Southern Railroad.