WATCH: Train Flies Off Tracks After Smashing Through Truck Carrying 134-Foot Concrete Beam

  • “This afternoon, Norfolk Southern train slams into a tractor trailer carrying a 134 foot concrete truss beam in Collegedale, TN,” the county said in a statement. “Three locomotives and 10 railroad cars derailed and slammed into each other causing a disastrous mess! Two Norfolk employees sustained minor injuries and were transported to local area hospitals by HCEMS.”
  • “The train derailed after colliding with a truck stopped on the tracks due to a red light at the intersection,” said Amy Maxwell, public information officer for Hamilton County Office of Emergency Management.
  • “The railroad crossing bar and signals were working and signaled that the train was approaching,” the statement added.
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