VIDEO: MASSIVE EXPLOSION, TRAIN COLLIDES WITH 18-WHEELER IN TEXAS

A train and an 18-wheeler have collided in Texas, causing a huge explosion and a cloud of smoke from the scene. No injuries or deaths have been reported. The crash happened outside Cameron, between Austin and Dallas.

Texas news anchor Rusty Surette tweeted:

⚠️‼️EXPLOSION AND FIRE reported this morning in Milam County, TX. FM 2095 southeast of Cameron. Avoid area!

18-wheeler vs. train. No details on injuries or deaths. We have crew on the way.

(📸: @LynnPHagan) pic.twitter.com/hTqih0XaUD

— Rusty Surette (@KBTXRusty) February 23, 2021
Police first received news of the crash at 6:45 Central Time and sent aid to first responders at the scene of the crash, according to Fox News.

Authorities initially allowed the resulting fire to burn for a while as it was too hot to deal with, local outlet KXXV reported. At least one home burned down, KVUE reported.

A driver tweeted a video saying that he felt the heat from the crash inside his car.

Cameron, TX 7:07 AM @kwtx pic.twitter.com/rmxLFt3rSL

— Ryan Kyburz (@ryan_kyburz) February 23, 2021
The train, between 13 and 15 cars long, was carrying coal, fuel, and rocks. Both the driver of the 18-wheeler and the train conductor survived the crash without injuries.

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