Corrections officer hurt after train slams into car outside prison

Accident involving car and Amtrak train (PHOTO: The Independent Messenger Newspaper)

Accident involving car and Amtrak train (PHOTO: The Independent Messenger Newspaper)

Accident involving car and Amtrak train (PHOTO: The Independent Messenger Newspaper)

Accident involving car and Amtrak train (PHOTO: The Independent Messenger Newspaper)

JARRATT, Va. (WTVR) — One person has been rushed to the hospital after a train slammed into a car Monday afternoon outside the Greensville Correctional Center in Jarratt.

CBS 6 News senior reporter Wayne Covil said that an Amtrak train struck a car with a corrections officer inside just before 2 p.m.

The victim was Med-Flighted to VCU Medical Center with unknown injuries.