UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes hurt in truck-train collision

UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes hurt in truck-train collision

UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes hurt in truck-train collision

Famed mixed martial artist and Hillsboro native Matt Hughes was seriously injured Friday morning after his pickup truck was struck by a train in Montgomery County.

Just before 11 a.m. PT, White posted a photo of Hughes on Instagram in which he wrote he was praying for "Matt and Audra". Our thoughts and prayers go out to him and his family. White said that the accident took place when Hughes was helping out a friend. White had few other details and did not know where or how the accident occurred.

As if this writing, there is no further information regarding where the accident occurred or how serious it is.

White says Hughes suffered head trauma and his family is on their way out to be with him.

White did not know where the accident occurred, but TMZ Sports reported that unnamed law enforcement officials said the accident occurred in IL, and verified that the truck Hughes was in collided with a moving train.

Hughes is among the most accomplished welterweights in MMA history.

Hughes is a UFC Hall of Famer and one of the greatest welterweight champions in the history of the sport.

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