WATCH: Congressman Brian Babin speaks live to KFDM News after train crash

Congressman Brian Babin

Congressman Brian Babin was one of the Congress members and staff aboard an Amtrak train that crashed near Charlottesville, Virginia, Wednesday morning.

Babin tells KFDM/FOX 4 he and his wife are safe.

"The train is stopped," Babin said. "There are some serious injuries. We're okay. I was outside, now I'm inside the train helping people."

Babin joined KFDM News at noon over the phone to give us the latest.

Congressman Randy Weber was not on the train but tweeted that he is safe.

They were headed to a Republican retreat in West Virginia when their train hit a truck.

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