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Pickup truck driver injured after collision with train in Plainview

A pickup truck and a train collided at South Date and Oak St. in Plainview on Aug. 27, 2021.
A pickup truck and a train collided at South Date and Oak St. in Plainview on Aug. 27, 2021.(Nathan Giese/Plainview Herald)
Published: Aug. 27, 2021 at 3:20 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 27, 2021 at 3:47 PM CDT
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PLAINVIEW, Texas (KCBD) - The driver of a pickup was taken to Covenant Health Plainview after a crash involving a train in Plainview.

The collision happened at 2:19 p.m. at the Rail Road Crossing at FM 400, in the 600 block of South Date Street.

Police tell us upon arrival, fire and EMS personnel found a half-ton black Chevrolet pickup with extensive damage located just East of Date Street. The train was stopped, blocking traffic across Date Street. Crews were able to extricate the driver, the only occupant of the vehicle.

Plainview police say the pickup truck driver’s injuries are not known at this time.

Emergency officials are still on the scene. BNSF Railroad representatives are also on-scene assessing the situation

We are gathering information and will update this story.

Half-ton black Chevrolet pickup with extensive damage located just East of Date Street, found...
Half-ton black Chevrolet pickup with extensive damage located just East of Date Street, found after colliding with a train in Plainview on Friday afternoon.(Plainview Police Department)

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