Train crashes with tractor trailer hauling 196 ft. silo tank, NTSB responding to investigate

Missouri State Highway Patrol say about 5-6 cars derailed and both engines of the freight train
koam
Remains of a 196 ft. silo tank and derailed train cars near Paris, Missouri on November 17, 2022. Courtesy Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Fhyuwtqwiaaq1s8

MONROE COUNTY, Mo. – Just before noon on Thursday, November 17, 2022 reports of a tractor trailer being struck by a freight train near Paris, Mo.

Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop B report that no one was injured as the tractor trailer was hauling a 196ft silo tank that failed to clear the tracks as the approaching freight train slammed into it at an intersection.

Norfolk Southern and NTSB were both contacted shortly after MSHP received the initial information of the trail derailment. Officers remain on scene no further updates to come as investigations are being conducted.” – TROOP B, 4:30 p.m.

No hazmat was involved in the collision.

GOOGLE MAPS, PARIS, MISSOURI IS LOCATED ONE HOUR NE OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI. 

The freight train was carrying car parts, grain, & car frames.

The tractor trailer was hauling a 196ft Silo tank.

| MORE JOPLIN NEWS FIRST >> Tow truck driver, 18, killed in crash on I-44 at Joplin, next of kin notified

The railroad crossing will be closed for an undetermined amount of time.

The train and approximately 5-6 box cars derailed.

This is a breaking news story, stay with Joplin News First on KOAM News Now as we continue to learn more. Scroll below and sign up for our JLNews email list so you don’t miss an article.

FOLLOW OUR SOCIALS, SEE NEWS WHILE YOU SURF…

 

View this profile on Instagram

 

Joplin News First (@joplinnewsfirst) • Instagram photos and videos