Train vs. Tractor Trailer in Powell, No Injuries Reported

The driver of a tractor trailer is safe after being hit by a train.

The Rural Metro Fire Department of Knox County responded to the railroad crossing on Commerce Street in Powell around 1 a.m. this (Thursday) morning. When crews arrived, they found a tractor-trailer carrying flooring materials had been struck on the tracks.

This is close to Powell High and Elementary Schools.

No injuries were reported. The crossing lights were destroyed in the crash and officials are asking people to use caution at the crossing until it can be repaired.

Photo Courtesy of WVLT

There is no custom code to display.

What's happening

Phillip Fulmer Golf Classic

Phillip Fulmer Golf Classic

The Phillip Fulmer Golf Classic takes place Friday, April 23rd, 2021 at Avalon Golf & Country Club to benefit Boys & Girls Club of the Tennessee Valley.

Dogwood Arts Festival

Dogwood Arts Festival

Join us April 23-25 for the Dogwood Arts Festival at World’s Fair Park! Featuring 75 art vendors, live music, food vendors, and take-home art activities for kids. Reserve your ticket today!

Game On Against Cancer

Game On Against Cancer

Game On Against Cancer takes place June 25th, 2021 at The Wakefield Corporation. This benefit event features celebrity matches on a variety of home gaming equipment, a silent auction & more!