Caught on video: Freight train hits semi-truck after driver runs stop sign at tracks, officials say

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Thursday, September 1, 2022
Video: Freight train hits semi-truck on tracks
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Dramatic surveillance video shows a freight train and a semi truck crash on tracks in Maryland.

MARYLAND (WLS) -- A dramatic surveillance video has been serving as a reminder to pay attention at railroad crossings.

Luckily, no one was hurt when a freight train crashed into a semi-truck in Maryland.

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Officials said it appears that the driver ran a stop sign at the tracks. Seconds later, the train slammed into it.

The train was also on the opposite track, possibly making it harder for the driver to see it.

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