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Train crashes into tractor trailer on Uniroyal

driver dies after crashing into a utility pole and tree in Georgetown County.
driver dies after crashing into a utility pole and tree in Georgetown County.(Live 5 News)
Published: Jul. 20, 2021 at 7:19 AM CDT
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LAREDO, TX. (KGNS) - It was a close call for a truck driver who was allegedly hit by a train on the outskirts of town.

The incident happened on Monday night at around 6:40 p.m. when the Laredo Fire Department was called out to the intersection of Uniroyal and Frontage Road.

When officials arrived, they found a tractor trailer that had been hit by a train.

According to the fire department, the train hit the rear of the trailer at a low rate of speed.

Fortunately, no injuries were reported.

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