Authorities in Texas are evacuating homes and businesses after a train and a semi truck collided on Tuesday morning, triggering a major explosion.
The crash was reported around 7 a.m. on Tuesday on 2095-FM in Cameron, Texas.
⚠️‼️EXPLOSION AND FIRE reported this morning in Milam County, TX. FM 2095 southeast of Cameron. Avoid area!
18-wheeler vs. train. No details on injuries or deaths. We have crew on the way.
— Rusty Surette (@KBTXRusty) February 23, 2021
After the collision, 14 train cars derailed.
According to local news outlet KXXV, both the truck driver and train conductor survived and were not seriously injured.
Homes and businesses near the crash site are being evacuated.
Multiple agencies are on the scene.
A driver caught the massive explosion on video, which you can view below.
EXPLOSION VIDEO: Ryan Kyburz captured the moments when a fire cloud erupted from the already heavily smoking train and 18-wheeler in Cameron. What we know so far >> https://t.co/dROScKIrrE
**WARNING: Video contains graphic language.** pic.twitter.com/gKV20WLz25
— KCENNews (@6NewsCTX) February 23, 2021
This is a developing story.