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