Train Collides with Tractor-Trailer in Arlington Dozens Injuries

Train Collides with Tractor-Trailer in Arlington

ARLINGTON, Tenn. (WHBQ FOX13 myfoxmemphis.com)  —  Several train freight cars derailed in Arlington near Highway 70 and Jetway. Four injuries have been reported a the scene, emergency crews have transported at least two victims to the hospital.

The CSX train, which was transporting vehicles, collided with a tractor-trailer carrying sugarcane around 3:30pm Friday.

HAZMAT is also on the scene where a significant amount of diesel fuel has been spilled.

Officials have not evacuated the scene, and the extent of the injuries have not been confirmed. The driver of the tractor-trailer suffered only minor injuries, according to Steve Shular with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office.

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