HAMILTON COUNTY, Ill. — A train derailed after colliding with a tractor-trailer on Saturday, Oct. 8, in Hamilton County, Illinois.
“Upon arrival the cab of the tractor trailer was on fire,” Hamilton County Emergency Management Agency said in a Facebook post. “No injuries were sustained, and the occupant was out of the vehicle upon arrival.”
The farmland around the area was reportedly littered with coal and grain from the damaged train.
The driver of the tractor-trailer got out safely after the collision, and the train’s conductor was reported to be OK. No residential areas were impacted.
Crews from Missouri are in Illinois helping clean the wreckage.
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