Thursday, June 8, 2017

A CSX train collides with a Coca-Cola truck in downtown Fremont in Wayne County, NC

Thursday, June 08, 2017 11:32AM
WAYNE COUNTY (WTVD) -- Authorities in Wayne County had to deal with a sticky situation Thursday morning when a train collided with a Coca-Cola truck filled with soda.

A Chrysler Town and Country was also involved in the incident.

 It happened just after 9:30 a.m. on Main and Railroad streets in downtown Fremont.

Officials tell ABC11 that a CSX train struck the Coca-Cola truck, causing it to slam into several vehicles that were parked at a nearby cafe.

Images from Chopper 11 HD showed hundreds of soda bottles spilled out of the truck after the crash.

Images from Chopper 11 HD after a CSX train collided with Coca-Cola truck in Wayne County Thursday morning (Chopper 11 HD)

No injuries were reported.

It is unknown why the truck was on the tracks when the train hit it.

Fremont is about 50 miles east of Raleigh.


A Coca-Cola truck collided with a CSX train this morning in Fremont, at Main and Goldsboro streets near Capitol Cafe.

A Chrysler Town and Country was also involved in the incident.

Coca-Cola products littered the ground at the site late morning as a wrecker service worked to move the truck.

The train included 81 cars loaded with corn. No cars derailed.

The truck driver was spotted walking around after the accident, but witnesses tell reporter Drew Wilson that he was transported to the hospital to be checked out.