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.