Amtrak train hits truck east of Caruthers

FRESNO COUNTY, Calif. (KFSN) -- Nearly 200 Amtrak passengers were delayed when their train hit a truck in Fresno County on Sunday. It happened around 2:30 p.m. near Nebraska Avenue and Topeka Street; that's east of Caruthers.

No one was seriously injured, but the front of the truck was destroyed. Authorities say the driver somehow did not see the crossing arms.

The train was heading south from Fresno at the time with about 180 passengers on board.

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