KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — A truck driver was transported to a hospital Thursday after a train struck a tractor-trailer in Campbell County.
On Thursday around noon, a tractor-trailer entered a railroad crossing and was struck by a train on Old Highway 63 near Caryville in the Turley community of Campbell County.
The driver of the truck was identified as 58-year-old Ralph Byrge of Huntsville, Tennessee. The Tennessee Highway Patrol confirmed he was injured in the crash and airlifted to a hospital.
A crash report states Byrge was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. No other details were immediately made available.