A train derailed in Van Buren Township, Michigan, that was operated by Norfolk Southern near Huron River Drive. Reportedly no hazardous materials were spilled at the crash.
Norfolk Southern told reporters that no injuries were reported and the tracks were damaged while wheels became disconnected from the cars.
“A representative with Norfolk Southern told Local 4 that there were no hazardous materials spilled in the crash, and there were no reports of injuries. It’s currently unclear what the train was carrying through the area, but officials said no train cars containing hazardous materials were involved,” per Local 4.
Michigan U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell said in a statement that she and her team have “been in touch with Supervisor Kevin McNamara, the Van Buren Fire Department, and other local officials regarding the train derailment in Van Buren Township.”