Train crashes in Texas with 18-wheeler


A train collided with an 18-wheeler outside Cameron, Texas, on Tuesday morning, police confirmed to Fox News.

The train, which was carrying tankers, exploded as a result of the accident, and authorities have labeled the accident a hazardous materials situation, according to the Cameron Police Department.

Police first received a communication about the accident around 6:45 a.m. CT and sent mutual aid to first responders at the scene.

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Both the train driver and the truck driver survived the accident without serious injuries, local news outlet KXXV reported.

Train derailment in Cameron, Texas. (Chief Lonnie Gosch / Cameron Police Department)
(Chief Lonnie Gosch / Cameron Police Department)

Milam County Sheriff Chris White will share more information about the collision this morning.

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Police are evacuating nearby homes and telling people in the area to avoid Highway 90.

This is a news flash. Please check the updates.

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