Pickup struck by train in Texarkana

The driver of the pickup was sent to a Texarkana hospital.

Driver who was hurt when Amtrak train hit truck will face criminal charges, police say

TEXARKANA, Ark. (KSLA) — A pickup and an Amtrak train were involved in a wreck Tuesday morning.

Officials on the scene said it happened after 7 a.m. near East 19th Street and East Broad Street in Texarkana, Ark.

A witness said the railroad crossing’s arms were down and the truck’s driver attempted to beat the train.

The driver of the pickup was sent to a Texarkana hospital for treatment.

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