Explosion Fills Texas Sky After Train Carrying Fuel Collides With 18-Wheeler

An 18-wheeler collided with a train in Milam County, Texas, on Tuesday morning, February 23, causing several fuel tank cars to catch fire, reports said.

Footage taken by Ryan Kyburz just after 7 am shows a fiery explosion and smoke billowing from the scene of the crash in Cameron, near Highway 190.

Officials told local media that both the driver of the truck and the conductor of the train, which was carrying petroleum, were uninjured. Credit: Ryan Kyburz via Storyful

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SPEAKER 1: There it is.

SPEAKER 2: Ooh.

SPEAKER 1: Holy shit. Yo, that's hot. Back up.

SPEAKER 2: Oh my god.

SPEAKER 1: Back up! Back up! Holy sh--

SPEAKER 2: Oh my god.

SPEAKER 1: Dude, that's gotta be a train.

SPEAKER 2: Wow. We felt that in the car.

SPEAKER 1: Get the fuck out of here.