RICHMOND, Texas – Video shared by the Richmond Police Department shows the moment of impact Wednesday as an 18-wheeler was hit by a train in the Richmond area.
Crews are working to clear the scene.
A train crash involving a tractor-trailer in Richmond, Texas, is seen from the air on May 5, 2021. (KPRC)
According to the Richmond Police Department, the semi-truck was crossing the tracks at 2nd Street when a train crashed into it, causing the trailer to split.
Police said the trailer appeared to be filled with cases of bottled water. No injuries were reported.
Officials said 2nd Street at the railroad tracks is closed while crews work to clear the accident.
An 18-wheeler was split in half when it was hit by a train in the Richmond area. (Richmond PD)An 18-wheeler was split in half when it was hit by a train in the Richmond area. (Richmond PD)
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