News: Child injured in train vs. GMC accident remains hospitalized

Published on January 12th, 2021

GOOSE CREEK, SC – One child who sustained injuries when a GMC Sierra truck collided with an Amtrak train on January 9, 2021 remains in critical condition at the hospital.

This is an update to an earlier post.

According to WCBD, seven people were injured when the driver of a GMC attempted to go around the railroad crossing sign and collided with an Amtrak train.

All seven injured people, two women and five children between the ages of 5 and 13, were hospitalized. Six of the seven have been released. One of the children remains at the hospital in critical condition.

The accident occurred on Red Bank Road near U.S. 52 around 10:30 p.m.

Goose Creek Police Department report the investigation is ongoing. It is unknown at this time if the GMC driver will face any charges.

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