Minor injuries reported in train vs. semi crash

Minor injuries reported in train vs. semi crash

WALDENBURG, AR - Emergency crews were called out to the scene of a train vs. semi crash near Waldenburg Monday afternoon.

The crash was at the crossing near Highways 49 and 14, according to Poinsett County Sheriff Larry Mills.

An 18-wheeler hauling rice was cross the tracks when it stalled and was hit by an oncoming train.

Mills said the driver of the truck was able to get out of the truck before it caught on fire.

The Weiner Fire Department responded to the crash and put out the fire that started in the cab of the truck after impact.

The conductor of the train was treated at the scene for a minor injury.

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