Huge explosion as train carrying oil tankers collides with 18-wheeler

Gustaf Kilander
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 (Independent)
(Independent)

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:

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 burn for a while as it was too hot to deal with, local outlet KXXV reported.