Person struck by Amtrak train in Baltimore County

A person riding an ATV is being treated for non-life threatening injuries after being struck by an Amtrak train in eastern Baltimore County on Sunday afternoon, officials said.

Fire officials did not have the age or gender of the victim, who was flown to Johns Hopkins Bayview. The victim is expected to survive. None of the 330 passengers on the train or crewmembers were injured.

The crash happened around 3:20 p.m. in the Chase area off of Eastern Avenue, fire officials said.

Amtrak officials said the train resumed service just after 5 p.m. It was Northeast Regional Train 147 headed southbound to Lynchburg, Va.

cwells@baltsun.com

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