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Video shows a train derailing after hitting a truck carrying a concrete beam

Video shows a train derailing after hitting a truck carrying a concrete beam

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COLLEGEDALE, Tennessee — Two access guards were injured in Tennessee when a train struck a semi-trailer truck that was waiting for a traffic light to change on the tracks, derailing three locomotives and 10 railroad cars.

The collision left “a catastrophic mess” in Collegedale, a Chattanooga suburb Tuesday, the Hamilton County Office of Emergency Management said in a statement. it said in the statement.

Two Norfolk Southern Train employees were taken to hospital with minor injuries, according to the bureau. News agencies report that the truck driver was not injured.

The truck was stopped on the train tracks and waited for the light to turn green, according to the Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department. Officials said when the crossing arms were activated, the driver attempted to clear the tracks but was unsuccessful.

“Collegedale dodged a giant bullet. This is a tragic accident that could have claimed many lives,” Jim Hall, former chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board, told WTVC-TV.

The intersection was blocked by the crash and an investigation is ongoing. Several authorities responded, including a team that cleaned up hazardous materials like leaking diesel fuel from the locomotives.

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