RICHMOND, Texas – Video shared by the Richmond Police Department shows the moment of impact Wednesday as an 18-wheeler was hit by a train in the Richmond area.
According to the Richmond Police Department, the semi-truck was crossing the tracks at 2nd Street when a train crashed into it, causing the trailer to split.
Police said the trailer contained 19 cases of bottled water, weighing more than 44,000 pounds. No injuries were reported.
The scene was cleared Wednesday afternoon after several hours, police said.