Driver seriously injured when truck hits train in Reno County

Rod Zook, KWBW

RENO COUNTY, Kan. A driver is seriously injured in a crash involving a large truck and a train in Reno County.

It happened a little before 2 p.m. Wednesday west of Partridge, about eight miles southwest of Hutchinson. Rod Zook with Hutchinson radio station KWBW says the truck hit the train's lead locomotive, head-on.

Zook says the truck's driver walked away from the crash but was taken to a local hospital to be treated for injuries. The front end of the truck (in front of the cab) broke from the vehicle.

The Reno County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene.