• A tractor was destroyed Wednesday when it was hit by a Union Pacific train near the 800 block of Alsbury Boulevard. BURLESON STAR/KATE GATES

Train collides with tractor, snarls traffic

A southbound Union Pacific train collided with a tractor mower near the 800 block of NE Albury Boulevard around 12:45 p.m. Wednesday.

The accident has closed the railroad crossings at Alsbury Boulevard and McAlister Road.

The collision destroyed one tractor, which had gotten stuck on the tracks, and damaged another tractor that was attempting to tow the stuck tractor.

Burleson communications coordinator Collin Gregory said there were no injuries or HAZMAT concerns.

As of 3 p.m. Wednesday, both railroad crossings had been cleared a traffic in the area had resumed.

Burleson Star

327 N.W. Renfro St.
PO Box 909
Burleson, TX 76028-0909

Phone: 817-295-0486
FAX: 817-295-5278

 

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