A crash involving a dump truck and a Metro train on Wednesday morning in Houston has left a trail of debris and one person injured.
According to the Metropolitan Transit Authority, the accident occurred at approximately 11:40 a.m. near the University of Houston along Old Spanish Trail near MacGregor.
Eyewitnesses to the collision said that the truck attempted to turn in front of the train. The engineer blew the locomotive’s horn and attempted to stop but the train still struck the dump truck.
Emergency crews were called to the scene. The truck driver did suffer injuries in the crash and was rushed to an area hospital for treatment. His official condition has not been released, however, authorities say that his injuries were non-life-threatening.
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