Driver flown to hospital after train collides with 18-wheeler near Northwest Freeway in Hockley

District 5 units responded to a train bs 18 wheeler crash at 16955 Katy Hockley road. (Harris County Sheriff's Office - District 5)

HOCKLEY, Texas – A driver is in critical condition Wednesday morning after a train collided with an 18-wheeler near Old Highway 290 and Highway 6, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.

John Shannon, the patrol captain of District 5 said the crash happened in the 16000 block of Katy Hockley Road.

Life Flight transported the driver in critical, but stable condition.

Drivers are asked to avoid the area as crews clean up debris and investigate the scene.

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