1 person killed after Amtrak train collided with a car in Jacksonville’s Westside


According to the recently released reports, an Amtrak train collided with a car that was crossing a railroad track on Jacksonville’s Westside.

The incident happened at Roosevelt Boulevard & Avent Drive. As per Amtrak, the crash was reported shortly after 10 p.m.

Deputies say an Amtrak passenger train was traveling on the northbound track from Miami to New York when a car ignored the crossing signal and drove around the lowered railroad stop arms.


The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said the driver of the car died at the scene. However, no injuries were reported onboard the train.

The investigation is ongoing. Stay Updated!


Written by Jennica Mira

Jennica Mira is the senior reporter of Orlando Solution. She finished her Bachelor in Communication from the University of Central Florida and currently residing in Orlando. In leisure, she likes to read poetry and contemporary articles.

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