Train collides into big rig in Ector County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

Trying to beat a train ended up with a big crash in Ector County.

The train slammed into the cab of this tanker truck.

The accident happened at a private railroad crossing off the service road on I-20,  near the Crane County line.

State troopers say the driver of the tanker, sped up to cross the tracks, before the train arrived, but didn't make it.

The driver of the tanker had some cuts and brusies, but is expected to be okay.

No one else was hurt.