Thursday 29 September 2016

Watch: Explosive scenes as freight train collides with propane truck

Published 25/03/2016 | 12:10

A small town was evacuated after a Canadian Pacific freight train collided with a semi-truck hauling propane.

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Two of the train's crew suffered minor injuries in the derailment in Minnesota yesterday.

The town of Callaway, with a population of nearly 300 people about 215 miles northwest of Minneapolis was then evacuated, the state's Department of Public Safety said.

The crash resulted in a fire and the truck's propane continues to be burnt off, the department said.

Canadian Pacific said seven empty cars and a locomotive derailed in the crash around 12:25 p.m. local time, though none were on fire.

Canadian Pacific spokesman Andy Cummings said it would fully investigate the crash.

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