UPDATE | Car and train collide in Cabell County; minor injuries reported

A car and a train collided in the 5800 block of Guyan River Road in Cabell County, West Virginia.
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CABELL COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- UPDATE 1/21/20 @ 4:05 p.m.
Two people in a car that was hit by a train Tuesday afternoon walked away with relatively minor injuries, West Virginia State Police at the scene say.

The accident happened just before 3 p.m. in the 5800 block of Guyan River Road.

Troopers say the train hit the car in the rear. A man and a woman inside the car managed to walk away. They went to a nearby home to report the accident.

The man suffered a cut to his head, and the woman asked to be taken to the hospital to be checked out. Troopers say the injuries were not serious overall.

Investigators say the CSX train was traveling north. Although the locomotive was pulling coal cars, they were empty at the time.



ORIGINAL STORY 1/21/20
Emergency crews are on the scene after a train and a car collided.

Dispatchers say the accident happened in the 5800 block of Guyan River Road just before 3 p.m.

West Virginia State Police, the Barboursville Fire Department and Cabell County EMS are all on scene.

Dispatchers say traffic has not be disrupted at this time.

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