VIDEO: Watch as 18-wheeler split in half after getting hit by train in Richmond

Train splits 18-wheeler in half in Richmond
Train splits 18-wheeler in half in Richmond

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.

A train crash involving a tractor-trailer in Richmond, Texas, is seen from the air on May 5, 2021. (KPRC)

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.

An 18-wheeler was split in half when it was hit by a train in the Richmond area. (Richmond PD)
An 18-wheeler was split in half when it was hit by a train in the Richmond area. (Richmond PD)
An 18-wheeler was split in half when it was hit by a train in the Richmond area. (Richmond PD)

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