Train carrying hazardous material derails in Clinton County, Illinois

A train derailed near Albers, Illinois late Monday morning
A train derailed near Albers, Illinois late Monday morning(KMOV)
Published: Sep. 19, 2022 at 3:53 PM CDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

CLINTON COUNTY, Ill. (KMOV) - A train derailed near Albers, Illinois late Monday morning.

The derailment happened around 11:30 a.m. Norfolk Southern said that 26 of the 131 cars on an eastbound train derailed. Two of those cars were carrying hazardous materials. The company says there are reports of a car leaking, but they do not believe there is an immediate threat to the public. Clean-up is ongoing.

Sheriff’s deputies say nobody is injured and hazmat crews were not called.