DERIDDER, LA (KPLC) - DeRidder Police responded to an accident involving a Kansas City Southern train and a FedEx 18-wheeler on Wednesday.
The accident happened at a railroad crossing off Ampacet Drive near U.S. 171 North.
The attached video, from the DeRidder Police Department, shows the accident happening. The footage was captured by a surveillance camera from a nearby carwash.
Lt. Shane Fruge said the driver of the truck suffered only moderate injuries. He said two train engineers had to be transported to a local hospital with minor to moderate injuries.
Fruge said the driver will be cited for failure to yield.
Fruge said the video serves as a reminder to motorists to yield to trains.
"The train traveled 1,692 feet before it finally came to a stop," he said.