One person seriously injured after train hits vehicle in Sorrento

Train vs. SUV accident closes portion of Highway 22 in Sorrento

SORRENTO, La. (WAFB) - Officials with the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a train accident Wednesday afternoon.

The incident happened around 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 4 on Airline Highway near Highway 22. A train hit a pickup truck. APSO says Highway 22 at Main Street in Sorrento is closed as officials work the scene.

Officials had to temporarily close Highway 22 for several hours until it was reopened around 5:30 p.m. on Dec. 4.

Good news for everyone who has to go down Highway 22 in Sorrento. The train is finally moving and the road will reopen shortly.

Posted by Austin Kemker - WAFB on Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Driver injured after train hits vehicle in Sorreno

One person was transported from the scene in serious condition. Emergency officials are responding.

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