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18-wheeler split in half by train in Houston area

18-wheeler vs. train crash in Richmond
18-wheeler vs. train crash in Richmond((Source: Richmond Police Department))
Updated: May. 5, 2021 at 5:09 PM CDT
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RICHMOND, Texas (KLTV) - A 18-wheeler was struck and split in half by a train in a city near Houston Wednesday morning.

At around 10:30 a.m., Richmond police responded to the scene at railroad tracks on 2nd Street. The train crashed into the trailer being hauled by the semi, splitting it in half.

18-wheeler vs. train crash in Richmond
18-wheeler vs. train crash in Richmond

No one was hurt in the incident. The 18-wheeler was carrying cases of bottled water which were scattered on the road and train tracks.

A video from the Richmond Police Department shows the moment the 18-wheeler was struck by the train.

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