Train hits 18 wheeler in Texas, triggers fire and derailment


A train hit and 18 wheeler at a grade crossing near Cameron in Milam County Tuesday morning, triggering a fire and possible derailment.

The accident occurred at the crossing on FM 2095 about 6:45 a.m.

Some nearby residents were evacuated from their homes over concerns about fire and the possibility of hazardous materials.

Fire units from Cameron and Milano were called to the scene.

Flames and smoke were visible for a considerable distance.

FM 2095 was closed in the area

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest BRProud Articles

More Local News

Stay up to date with the latest news by downloading the BRProud App from the App Store or Google Play.

Trending Stories