NEWNAN, Ga. -- A tractor trailer was hit by a CSX train in northern Coweta County Wednesday morning.
The train slammed into the truck at around 5:15 a.m. at Highway 14/29 where Arbor Springs Parkway becomes Sharpsburg McCollum Road.
Dispatchers confirmed that five people were injured and transported to a local hospital.
Georgia Department of Transportation spokeswoman Chata Spikes said the tractor trailer was carrying a load of Sheetrock. The accident also brought down a power pole.
All lanes of Highway 14/29 are blocked as crews investigate the wreck. GDOT estimates it will take several hours to clear the scene.