Crews work to clear Texarkana train derailment
TEXARKANA, TX (KSLA) - Crews are working to clear a train derailment in Texarkana, Texas, Sunday afternoon.
It happened around 11:30 a.m. at the Union Pacific Texarkana Rail Yard.
A Union Pacific spokesman said the southbound train that derailed had 12 tank cars carrying crude oil from Canada down to Beaumont, Texas.
Nine cars are on their side and three are standing upright.
No injuries or leaks have been reported.
Crews are on site trying to clear the trains from the roadway.
According to the Union Pacific spokesman, the train tracks have been damaged by the derailment. Crews will work through the night to clear the scene and fix the tracks.
The reason for what caused the cars to leave the tracks is under investigation.
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