One taken to hospital after accident with train

One taken to hospital after accident with train

PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) - Arkansas State Police said one man is in a Paragould hospital following an accident with a Union Pacific train early Thursday afternoon.

According to police, a train traveling south hit the back end of a truck hauling a recycling bin from Piggott to Paragould, near the NEA Regional Solid Waste Landfill on Cotton Belt Road, or Greene County Road 818. Police said the driver's condition is not known.

Police are investigating the circumstances of the accident and talking to the railroad company and the landfill.

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