Fulton County

Train crashes into semi-truck stuck on tracks in Coweta County

PALMETTO, Ga. — No one was hurt on Friday after a train crashed into a semi-truck that was stuck on the tracks in a Coweta County portion of Palmetto.

CSX officials say one of their trains crashed into the unoccupied truck at Johnston Circle at 1:30 p.m. on Friday afternoon.

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Video obtained by Channel 2 Action News shows the driver frantically trying to wave down the train conductor as the horn gets closer and closer.

The driver gets out of the way moments before the train crashes into the truck.


While the train was not speeding down the tracks, the force was still enough to heavily damage the truck.

CSX spokespeople said they appreciate the “swift response by Coweta County local emergency personnel.”

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