Police: FedEx truck went around railroad cross arms before crash

Officials are investigating after a delivery truck and train collided in Terre Haute Thursday morning.

Posted: Jan 16, 2020 10:51 AM
Updated: Jan 16, 2020 5:43 PM

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - We have learned what lead to a Thursday morning crash involving a train and delivery truck.

It happened around 10:30 at 10 1/2 and Poplar Streets in Terre Haute.

According to police, the driver of a FedEx truck went around lowered cross arms when they were hit by a northbound train.

According to the CSX Media Team, "There are no reported injuries to the crew of the train and no damage, leaks or spills of any freight. CSX appreciates the swift response by Vigo County EMS and police, who are investigating the incident."

Police said they did not issue any citations in the incident.

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