• November 01, 2023

One Injured in Train-Truck Accident in Benton County, AR

Benton County, AR — October 31, 2023, a person was injured in a train-truck collision in Benton County, northeast of Rogers in Avoca, AR.

Authorities indicate that on October 31, an accident occurred when a freight train and a semi-truck collided in Benton County for unknown reasons. According to reports, the crash happened less than five miles northeast of Rogers.

Investigators say the semi-truck was attempting to drive over the railroad tracks when it was hit by an oncoming train coming around a curve. The cause of the crash has not been determined, and few details have been released at this time.

Officials confirmed the semi-truck driver suffered injuries and was taken to an area hospital for medical attention. The driver's condition is unknown. No other injuries were reported.

Police are still investigating the events that led to the crash.

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