Former UFC Champ Matt Hughes of Hillsboro was seriously injured in a truck-train accident this morning in Montgomery County. Illinois State Police reports say that at approximately 10:45 am a pickup truck was traveling eastbound on Beeler Trail approaching a railroad grade crossing marked with crossbucks. State Police says the driver of the truck crossed the railroad tracks directly in front of a train and the train struck the passenger side of the truck. State Police say the driver of the truck, 43 year old Matt Hughes of Hillsboro, was seriously injured and was transported to a Springfield hospital via Arch Air Medical Services. Officers with the ISP Traffic Crash Reconstruction Unit are currently investigating the crash. Matt Hughes is a former UFC Fighter who was twice the Welterweight Champion and finished with a career MMA record of 45-9.