UPDATE: Conyers' railroad crossing intersections are reopened after a train swiped a truck Saturday afternoon at the West Avenue crossing.
A black pickup truck parked at the train crossing was struck by a passing train Saturday shortly before 1:45 p.m. The driver was taken to Atlanta Medical Center with a complaint of an injury to his side.
According to witnesses at a nearby business, the truck was within the crossing guard arm that came down when the train came through. The truck was not quite clear of the train space and was struck on the back. The driver, a 41-year-old man from Covington, was reportedly unable to move the truck before the train came through, according to a Conyers Police spokesperson. He was taken on a stretcher to the ambulance, according to witnesses, which transported him to Atlanta Medical.
The train remained stopped, blocking Olde Town railroad crossings, while the investigation was ongoing. All railroad crossings in Olde Town Conyers were closed until the investigation was complete and the truck removed.