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Passenger train hits cement truck near Houston

Posted at 3:35 PM, Dec 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-17 16:35:56-05

Three people were injured after an Amtrak train passing through Liberty County crashed into a cement truck, ABC 13 reports.

The Houston television station reports that it happened around 2 p.m. Tuesday along FM-621, just north of FM-1960 and west of Dayton. According to DPS, the train is a passenger train and was carrying 90 people. Despite initial reports, the train did not derail during the crash, according to DPS.

To see ABC13's story, including video from the scene, click here.

In a tweet posted by the Atascocita Fire Department, crews said three people were sent to the hospital.

Here's the post from the fire department: