Jacksonville, FL (August 5, 2018) – Around 5:00 in the evening on Augst 3, a CSX employee was struck in a serious train accident involving an Amtrak train. The accident occurred near McQuade Street just outside the Moncrief Rail Yard.
The employee was taken to the hospital in critical condition. A spokesperson said that CSX is working in coordination with Amtrak and local authorities to discuss safety regulations and investigate the cause of the crash.
Service on Amtrak Train 98 was temporarily suspended while the investigation continued. There were about 227 customers on the train at the time though there were no other reported injuries.
Officers say that the man had life-threatening injuries and remains in the hospital.
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