Train Hits Semi in South Lincoln

A truck driver walked away from what could have been a deadly accident Monday morning. A semi-truck was hit by a freight train near 8th and Calvert. And within minutes the truck burst into flames.

Apparently, the truck driver told police he was lost and tried to turn around at an unmarked rail crossing. The truck driver was not injured. But his truck was severely damaged. It was pushed about 80 feet down the tracks, and then– caught fire.