February 10, 2007
Reported By: Danica Abraham & Lee Peck
The accident involving one vehicle happened before 7:30 p.m. and shut down Houston River Road at Anthony Ferry Road.
The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office tells 7 News the driver of a truck failed to stop while the train was already in the process of crossing. The impact of the collision knocked three of the train's box cars in the nearby Calcasieu River. No word yet on what the train was carrying, but we're told haz-mat crews are on the scene assessing the situation.