Couple in critical condition after train wreck

A couple is in critical condition after being struck by a CSX train Saturday afternoon in Covington, WSB Radio reports.

Linda and Danny Long, a couple in their late 50s to early 60s, remain at Grady Memorial Hospital after their Honda Pilot was struck by a CSX train.

The incident occurred around 1 p.m. at the intersection of U.S. 278 and Ga. 81 in Covington.

The couple was attempting to go around a crossbar at a railroad crossing when the accident happened.  The car was hit on the passenger side and landed upside down, 50 yards away from the collision.

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