Amtrak LA to New Orleans train hits semi in southeast Texas

Authorities remark bigger than a dozen of us suffered minor accidents when an Amtrak prepare from Los Angeles certain for New Orleans struck a tractor-trailer in southeastern Texas.

Texas Division of Public Safety Sgt. Erik Burse acknowledged no longer lower than 17 of us were taken to a scientific institution with “bumps and scrapes” following the Friday afternoon collision when the semi pulled into the path of the prepare shut to Dayton, about 35 miles (fifty six kilometers) northeast of Houston.

Burse acknowledged the injured involves the driver of the semi and Sixteen passengers and acknowledged an engine of the prepare came “partly” off the be aware as a outcomes of the collision.

Amtrak spokeswoman Kimberly Woods acknowledged in an announcement there were 70 of us on board the prepare on the time.

Burse acknowledged the prepare remained on the be aware late Friday and it wasn’t certain when it’s a ways also moved.

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