Train, 18-wheeler collide in northeast Houston

Train, 18-wheeler collide in northeast Houston

Credit: KHOU

An 18-wheeler and a train collided at a crossing near Liberty Road and Houston Road.

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on March 13, 2014 at 9:05 AM

Updated Thursday, Mar 13 at 10:09 AM

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HOUSTON -- The Houston Fire Department responded to a train-truck collision on the northeast side Thursday morning.

Early reports indicated an 18-wheeler and a train collided at a crossing near Liberty Road and Houston Road. The incident was reported shortly after 8:30 a.m. Thursday.

Emergency responders reported that the big rig’s fuel tank leaked some diesel fuel.

Views from Air 11 indicated the train hit the truck’s trailer, which then pushed the truck into a small red sedan.

It’s unknown if there were any injuries were involved.

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