CNR: Concrete truck collides with train in Baton Rouge


Traffic in the Capital City has been rough on Tuesday morning for many people.

That is especially the case for those near Choctaw Dr. & Dougherty Dr.

Authorities received a call about a train and truck collision at 7:45 a.m.

According to a spokesperson with Canadian National Railway, a concrete truck driver did not hear a train coming down the tracks at Choctaw Dr. & Dougherty Dr.

The train was heading westbound when the it collided with the concrete truck.

The good news is that the train is moving again and hopefully traffic will dissipate in the near future.

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