Driver injured after car hit by train in Chesapeake

Chesapeake

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — Chesapeake officials say a driver was injured after their car was hit by a train on Portlock Road Tuesday night.

Dispatchers said the crash happened in the 1800 block of Portlock Road around 6:50 p.m.

Chesapeake Roads tweeted around 7:10 p.m. saying Portlock Road was closed at the rail crossing near Reid Street due to the crash. The crossing reopened by 8:25 p.m.

Police said the crash involved only one car and the train.

The driver’s injuries were not considered life-threatening.

The crash was still under investigation as of 8:45 p.m., police said.

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