ArkLaTex
45°F

Update: The railroad crossing on Keithville Springridge Road at Old Mansfield has been reopened

Four people were injured after two trains collide in south Caddo Parish.

Four people were injured after two trains collide in south Caddo Parish. 

A Union Pacific train and a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train crashed shortly before 7 a.m. Monday near the intersection of Keithville Springridge Rd. and Old Mansfield Rd. 

One crew member James Reedmond was transported to University Health with non-life threatening injuries.  Three others received minor injuries.

Sheriff's deputies say diesel and oil leaked from the engines but there were no hazardous materials and no evacuations. Several coal cars were also knocked off the tracks.

Traffic was shut down for more than 7 hours while crews worked to clear the scene.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.




Page: [[$index + 1]]
comments powered by Disqus

This Just In