Train derailment reported in Alorton Sunday afternoon - KMOV.com

Train derailment reported in Alorton Sunday afternoon

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A train derailed in Alorton, Illinois Sunday afternoon. A train derailed in Alorton, Illinois Sunday afternoon.

ALORTON, Ill. (KMOV.com) – A rail line had to be closed Sunday after a train derailed in Alorton, Illinois around 4:30 p.m.

About half a dozen cars derailed on the railway near Bond Avenue. During the incident, the train struck an overpass, but a bridge inspector says the bridge was not damaged.

No injuries or chemical spills were reported.

The railway was reopened by Monday morning.

Investigators are working to determine what caused the accident.

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