Train hits 18 wheeler in Calvert

Published: Feb. 15, 2017 at 3:52 PM CST
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6:51 p.m. UPDATE: The roadway in Calvert is back open.

ORIGINAL STORY: Emergency responders are working an accident in Calvert.

According to the Robertson County Sheriff's office, a train hit an 18 wheeler at Greg Street and Railroad Street.

Troopers with the Texas Department of Public Safety tell News 3 that the 18 wheeler was stuck on the tracks, causing the train to hit it. Troopers say the driver made it out before the collision.

The sheriff's office put out a message asking people to not let children near the accident or crawl underneath the stopped train.

News Three has received calls from viewers saying the train is stopped through the middle of town.

We have a crew on the way to the accident and will update when we get more information.