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Freight train slams into car in Ashland

Posted at 11:30 PM, Jan 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-16 00:44:47-05

ASHLAND, Va. -- A freight train slammed into a car Saturday night in Ashland not far from the town's historic train station and Randolph-Macon College.

It happened at the intersection of Ashcake Road and Center Street just before 9:30 p.m.

"The vehicle is still stuck on the tracks the trains not going anywhere," a witness told WTVR CBS 6.

Video from a WTVR CBS 6 crew on the scene showed a white sedan lodged under a tanker car around 11 p.m.

Officials with Ashland Police said no one was injured and that the incident remains under investigation.

Officials said it is unclear how the car ended up on the tracks.