MADISON, Ala. (WHNT) – Madison Police officers were on the scene of train accident, shutting down Shelton Road completely at the Oakland Road intersection.
The accident happened around 8:30 Saturday evening. A car and train collided on the railroad tracks.
Officers say the driver jumped out of the car before the train hit, and is not hurt.
They say the car had accidentally stopped on the tracks moments before the train hit.
Officers say the train is a mile and a half long, and the cars as well as the tracks will have to be inspected before the scene can be cleared.
Shelton Road was shutdown until midnight.