UPDATE: Details in accident involving truck and train released

WEST MONROE, La. - UPATE (6/27/17 2:59 P.M): The Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office has released some details in Monday's accident involving a truck and a train in West Monroe.

Officials say only one of the occupants remains hospitalized, a juvenile. 

The others injured in the accident were juveniles as well.

Their identities will not be released due to their ages. 

It appears the driver of the truck, Patricia Alford of Downsville, LA failed to yield to a Kansas City Southern Train at the crossing on Cheniere Baptist Church Road.  

No citations have been issued at this time.

The accident is still under investigation.

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UPDATE (5:45 p.m.): The Ouachita Parish Sherriff's Office and Ouachita Parish Fire Department are currently working an accident involving a truck and a train.

KTVE/KARD has learned that a white Ford F-150 was involved in a train accident around 5:00 p.m. Monday (6/26/17) near the intersection of Cheeks Road in West Monroe. 

Deputies say the vehicle involved had 5 occupants including one adult and 4 children. Three of the occupants were seriously injured and taken to the hospital.

Identities are not being released at this time.

The crash is still under investigation.

We will continue to update this article as we learn more.

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KTVE/KARD has gotten reports that officials are working an accident involving a truck and a train.

The accident took place near Cheniere Baptist Church in west Ouachita Parish.

Details are very limited at this time.

We have a crew headed to the scene and will update this article as more information becomes available.


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