Train blasts through tractor-trailer in Chester, Virginia

Local News

The driver and passenger of a semi ran for their lives after his rig got stuck on railroad tracks; with a train barreling down the tracks.  

It happened in Chester, Virginia Thursday afternoon.  Dash-cam footage shows two people flee from the tractor-trailer, which appears to be stalled on the tracks before the train strikes the trailer, the train rips through the trailer.  

The tracks were shut down for several hours.

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