For the second time in a week, amid ongoing discussions on infrastructure spending, a train has derailed in Pennsylvania. As CBS Pittsburgh reports, emergency crews have been called to a freight train derailment in Hazelwood. At least 10 cars are off the track but no injuries have been reported yet.
A train derailment caused several rail cars to overturn in Pittsburgh’s Hazelwood neighborhood Thursday morning, according to investigators.
The derailment happened shortly before 10:30 a.m. along Second Avenue, near the Hot Metal Bridge. A command post has been established at Second Avenue and Greenfield.
Channel 11 has learned that the cars were empty.
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Several train cars overturned in Hazelwood. No injuries or hazmat reported at the scene. pic.twitter.com/iwYjDVLnU8— Matthew Santoni (@msantoni) May 14, 2015