Truck Driver Avoids Major Collision with Train

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

BIG SPRING - A close call for a truck driver, who barely missed being mangled by a train in Big Spring.

The accident happened at a crossing on FM 818 on Wednesday afternoon.

State troopers tell NewsWest 9, as soon as the crossing lights stopping blinking, the truck driver gunned it.

He ended up hitting the back of the train.

The truck's cab was clipped by the locomotive.

We're told the truck driver walked away without a scratch.