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

Matt Hughes Rushed To Hospital after Collison with Train

Matt Hughes Rushed To Hospital after Collison with Train

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.

Recommended News

  • Congressman says member of his staff wounded

    Congressman says member of his staff wounded

    Williams said the gunman has been detained. "I got shot this morning at the baseball fields but I am in the hospital and okay". North Texas Representatives Joe Barton and Roger Williams coach the team and have been confirmed safe as well.

    Kremlin rejects US criticism of Russian protest arrests

    Russia's government tried to head off the demonstration in Moscow by banning it from going ahead in the center of the city. Navalny - who set it all in motion - was whisked through his court hearing on Monday and handed a 30 day prison sentence.

    French Open 2017: Murray Defeats Nishikori to Enter Semi Finals

    The 30-year-old Briton goes on to face 2015 champion Stan Wawrinka who dispatched Marin Cilic 6-3 6-3 6-1 earlier in the day. Shortly before play is supposed to start, the temperature is 57 degrees F (14 degrees Celsius). "On Friday is Nadal".
  • Watch The Trailer For Daddy's Home 2

    Watch The Trailer For Daddy's Home 2

    Gibson and Lithgow look like they will have a pretty promising dynamic, much like Ferrell and Wahlberg did in the first film. The action picks up with Wahlberg's Dusty and Will Ferrell's Brad now BFFs after a rocky start in 2015's Daddy's Home .
    Death toll in Bangladesh landslides rises to 132

    Death toll in Bangladesh landslides rises to 132

    Numerous victims in the hilly district lived in poor tribal communities, and were buried in their homes while sleeping. Heavy rains triggered landslides that killed dozens in southeast Bangladesh, officials said Tuesday, as.

    'Dead Woman Walking': Amid Election Fallout, Theresa May Stands On Shaky Ground

    If neither party can command a majority in parliament for their Queen's Speech, it is likely a fresh election would be called. The announcement came after May lost Downing St. chiefs of staff, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, who resigned on Saturday.
  • Police consider extremist link in fatal Australian siege

    Khayre's home in the Melbourne suburb of Roxburgh Park, where he lived with his mother, was being searched by police on Tuesday. Three people were convicted of conspiracy for that plot, which police thwarted before it could be executed .
    Cyclone Promotions Officially Announce Opponent For Carl Frampton's Homecoming

    Cyclone Promotions Officially Announce Opponent For Carl Frampton's Homecoming

    It's a big big fight and I'm very motivated to get the win. "It was a very controversial decision", Frampton said. I desperately want to fight at Windsor Park at some point. "There's something special about boxing in Belfast".
    Gunman kills himself after Philippine casino robbery

    Gunman kills himself after Philippine casino robbery

    A Filipino policeman takes position outside the Resort World Manila hotel in Pasay City, Philippines , June 2, 2017. Just after midnight on Friday local time, a man burst into the Resorts World building near Manila's global airport.
  • National Basketball Association prospect De'Aaron Fox joins chorus of anti-LaVar Ball sentiment

    He told Sports Illustrated's Andrew Sharp that quieting LaVar was a major motivation for him heading into the game. At that time, Irving's teammate Channing Frye said of Ball, "It's going to be disgustingly easy to hate on him".
    Trump tells senators to be 'more generous' with health care spending

    Trump tells senators to be 'more generous' with health care spending

    Trump did not discuss the House GOP health care plan in any detail, but said the Senate is getting ready to do something. Trump told reporters after the meeting that the Senate would come out with a "real bill, not Obamacare".
    Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Season Four Renewal for Netflix Comedy Series

    Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Season Four Renewal for Netflix Comedy Series

    Fey has appeared in several guest roles, as have big names like Ice-T, Jon Hamm , Jeff Goldblum, and Laura Dern . She quickly finds a new job (working for Krakowski), a new roommate (Burgess), and a new beginning.

We are pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.
Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper.
Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.