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Fiery tractor trailer wreck blocks tracks in Ashdown

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ASHDOWN, AR (KSLA) -

A fiery tractor-trailer collision is blocking Kansas City southern tracks in Ashdown on Highway 71. 

One truck loaded with sand appears to have clipped an empty truck sitting on the side of the road.  The empty truck burst into flames. 

After impact, the truck loaded with sand ran off the road and came to rest on the tracks.  The Little River County Sheriff's Department confirms the train has been stopped on the tracks as a result. 

Sheriffs and emergency responders are still on the scene.  Details on whether there are any injuries are not yet available.   The road is partially blocked, and drivers are advised to avoid the area if possible. 

The collision happened near the Domtar Paper Mill in Ashdown. 

 

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