Train derails in Arkansas, none injured - KNOE 8 News; KNOE-TV; |

Train derails in Arkansas, none injured

Posted: Updated:

BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Officials say no one was injured after a train derailed in Blytheville.

Police Chief Ross Thompson says the Burlington Northern Santa Fe train derailed at about 2 p.m. Sunday near Ash Street. Thompson says the derailed train blocked several intersections in Blytheville.

The cause of the derailment hasn't been confirmed, but Thompson says that a switch malfunction may be to blame.

Thompson says no hazardous material spilled from the train.


Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KNOE. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.