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18-year-old driver, passengers escape seconds before car crushed by two trains

Posted: 11:33 PM, Mar 04, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-04 23:34:16-05
18-year-old driver, passengers escape seconds before car crushed by two trains

FAUQUIER COUNTY, Va. -- They had just seconds to spare.

An 18-year-old driver and three passengers were able to jump out of their car just moments before it was hit by two trains.

The car got stuck on the tracks Sunday night in Fauquier County and was almost immediately hit by two trains traveling in opposite directions.

Injuries were reported on one of the trains -- an Amtrak -- and the crash is under investigation.