UPDATE: Train collides with tractor-trailer in Caddo Parish

CADDO PARISH, La. - Crews continue to clean up after a train and an 18-wheeler collide early Tuesday morning in north Caddo Parish.

The accident happened shortly after 7 a.m. in the 14000 block of Hwy 1 South near Vivian.

Deputies say the driver of the tractor-trailer entered a private crossing and was unable to clear the tracks before a northbound KCS train approached and struck the rear of the truck. 

The 18-wheeler, which was headed to Superior Tie and Timber, was hauling sand and the train cars were empty.

There were no injuries and no tickets were issued in the crash.   


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