Train & 18-wheeler collide in Athens - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

Train & 18-wheeler collide in Athens

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The wreck happened on Roy Long Road at the train tracks. The wreck happened on Roy Long Road at the train tracks.
ATHENS, AL (WAFF) -

Emergency crews responded to a wreck involving a train and an 18-wheeler. It happened Thursday afternoon on Roy Long Road at the train tracks in the south part of Athens.

Athens Fire Rescue responded to the scene and had to extract the driver of the truck from the vehicle.

Witnesses told officers the truck pulled in front of the train. The driver of the truck was transported to Athens Limestone Hospital.

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