Train Hits Semi In Austin

Crash Scattered Can Lids Along Railroad

No injuries were reported last Tuesday, Mar. 12, when a northbound ILRC train struck a semi trailer on Morgan Street near the entrance to Morgan Packing Company in Austin.
According to reports, the semi had broken down on the crossing. The northbound train struck the trailer scattering its load on aluminum can tops north along the tracks for a considerable distance.
All crossings in the City of Austin except for the southernmost York Road crossing was blocked for several hours while the accident scene was cleared.