Driver Injured in Truck, Train Accident on Highway 60 in Deaf Smith County, TX
Deaf Smith County, TX -- August 30, 2022, one person was injured due to an accident where a truck crashed with a train on Highway 60.
Investigators reported that the crash took place off the corner of Highway 60 and Road 2943. Right now, the cause of the crash is unconfirmed. It appears that a semi-truck did not stop at the crossing, causing it to collide with a train. Due to the crash, the semi driver sustained reportedly minor injuries. No further information is available at this time.
Commentary on Truck, Train Accident on Highway 60 in Deaf Smith County
Generally speaking, there aren't many ways anyone other than the truck driver can be responsible for something like this. But that doesn't warrant ignoring other possibilities.
Maybe overgrowth the city or county neglected blocked the driver's view. Maybe signage was missing or signals weren't working. Maybe the truck was stuck on the tracks due to poor road maintenance. Likely or not, it's important to ensure the facts are clear. Are steps being taken here to take this situation seriously?