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So we found this fiery scene outside of Baltimore wow what a freight train derails colliding with a commercial garbage truck this is what happened.
The impact sending a huge plume of smoke from the flaming wreckage.
Our David Lee Miller has a bit more now it was bad but it seems like it could have been a lot worse -- good morning it could have been a great deal worse bill.
Incredibly no one was killed.
It -- been deadly authorities say the only serious injury was to the driver of that garbage truck collided with a train in Roseville Merrill and the 45 car train operated by CSX was carrying mixed -- during the incident fifteen of the a train cars he -- and at least two cars containing chemicals caught fire and exploded.
The scene was captured by amateur video.
Hey there was that you know night.
Authorities had to smoke well not toxic and there were no mandatory evacuations.
The fire which burned for more than eight hours is now out authorities say they had to cool the cars -- water.
Before suffocating the fire with phone.
Incidents where you have trains and chemicals and those types of things.
You have to really sit down and and look at all the all the different perspectives when you start mixing chemicals that shouldn't be mixed together.
Those chemicals did an excellent water.
And he thank -- cause -- reaction.
And one of the cars that the real contained a substance called sodium core -- That is classified by the US Department of Transportation as that hazardous material.
Fortunately though the car containing that substance bill was not involved in the fire that's one reason.
Things were not as bad as they might have been out what caused this do we -- yet it's still under investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board have investigators on the scene.
But they are -- the truck crossed the railroad tracks at a ninety degree angle.
Apparently there was no mechanism in place to warn of an oncoming train.
Grade crossing where the accident occurred I think I -- -- great crossing.
It had a stop -- there but it had no.
-- -- -- No life.
Investigators should know more about the crash after they examined data that will reveal the train speed.
And a video that was recorded by a camera mounted on the front of the locomotive built so -- actually going to have a head on shot now presumably.
Showing this so horrific collision that would be some evidence for them to thanks David Lee -- militants -- -- you.
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