Video: Train collides with truck stuck on tracks in Mer Rouge, #Louisiana


Train Derails in NE Louisiana, 2-Hour Evacuation

A train conductor was seriously injured and an engineer suffered minor injuries when a freight train hit a truck Sunday in northeast Louisiana, derailing two engines and 17 cars, according to Union Pacific Railroad Co.

The conductor’s injuries were not considered life-threatening, Union Pacific spokesman Jeff DeGraff said. He said the conductor was airlifted to a hospital in Shreveport — about 120 miles west of Mer Rouge, where the accident occurred Sunday afternoon — and the engineer was taken to a local hospital.

“Out of concern for the privacy of our employees, we are not releasing their names,” DeGraff said in an email.


Conductor & engineer hospitalized in Shreveport

Train wreck cleared, rail and highway reopen


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One response to “Video: Train collides with truck stuck on tracks in Mer Rouge, #Louisiana

  1. agent provocateur

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