40 Passengers Injured In Train Collision

Authorities respond to a collision between an Amtrak passenger train and a truck, Monday, in Halifax County, N.C. Transportation officials say 40 passengers were injured when an Amtrak train collided with a tractor-trailer that was stuck on the tracks in North Carolina. An eyewitness says the tractor-trailer driver was trying to make a difficult right-hand turn. She says the driver jumped out of the truck before the crash. (AP Photo/WTVD-11)
Authorities respond to a collision between an Amtrak passenger train and a truck, Monday, in Halifax County, N.C. Transportation officials say 40 passengers were injured when an Amtrak train collided with a tractor-trailer that was stuck on the tracks in North Carolina. An eyewitness says the tractor-trailer driver was trying to make a difficult right-hand turn. She says the driver jumped out of the truck before the crash. (AP Photo/WTVD-11)