PICS: Train slams into 18-wheeler in Richmond and splits trailer in half

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VIDEO FROM RICHMOND POLICE DEPARTMENT

HOUSTON (CW39)—A Richmond Officer responding to an 18-wheeler stuck on the tracks, was responding to the call at 10:30 AM Wednesday morning. He captured the accident on video. 

Richmond Police are now investigating a train vs. 18-wheeler accident. The accident happened at 2nd Street at the railroad crossing Wednesday morning.

Train slams into 18-wheeler in Richmond

The 18-wheeler was crossing the tracks at 2nd Street when the train crashed through the trailer, according to Richmond Police. The trailer appears to have been loaded with cases of bottled water.  There were no injuries reported. 

Investigators say, 2nd Street at the railroad tracks will be closed for a few hours while this accident is being cleaned up.

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