Pickup smashes into train in SW Houston

A pickup truck smashed into a stationary train Tuesday morning in southwest Houston

February 22, 2011 8:52:02 AM PST
A pickup truck and a train collided Tuesday morning in southwest Houston.

The accident happened shortly after 9:30am on S. Main St. between S. Post Oak Blvd. and Hiram Clarke. We're told the pickup had a mechanical problem and the steering wheel locked up when the truck ran into a train car. The train was not moving at the time.

The pickup driver was the lone occupant and we heard he was not injured.