Man survives collision with train in Glencoe - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Man survives collision with train in Glencoe

The train carried the truck 500 feet before it was able to stop, and the driver walked away with only bruises. Source: WBRC video The train carried the truck 500 feet before it was able to stop, and the driver walked away with only bruises. Source: WBRC video
The driver of the truck, Joshua Moore, lives on the road where the collision happened. Source: Dixon Hayes The driver of the truck, Joshua Moore, lives on the road where the collision happened. Source: Dixon Hayes
Police responded to the scene in Glencoe where a train collided with a truck on the tracks. Source: WBRC video Police responded to the scene in Glencoe where a train collided with a truck on the tracks. Source: WBRC video
GLENCOE, AL (WBRC) -

A Glencoe man is lucky to be alive tonight after a train hit his truck. The collision happened on Keysburg Road, near the intersection of Highway 431.

Witnesses say Joshua Moore, who lives in that road, actually stopped at the stop sign before proceeding in front of the train.

Police say the train carried the truck 500 feet before it could stop and Moore was able to get himself out of the truck.

Police Chief Jonathan Horton says the man was treated and released from a local hospital after only suffering a few bruises.

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