BREAKING: Truck Driver Killed in Texas Train Derailment
Collision and derailment in Splendora, Texas, proves fatal for 18 wheeler truck driver!
Unfortunately, this truck driver did not see the southbound Union Pacific freight train as he attempted to cross the tracks this morning at a grade crossing with no gates or flashing lights!
The collision was so violent that it pushed the 18 wheeler one half mile down the tracks. The driver was thrown out of the cab at impact.
The Federal Railroad Administration advises always stop, look, and listen before ever attempting to cross ANY railroad track, whether there are signals or not.
Let us know if you have dangerous grade crossings near your you and what can be done to stop these accidents….