Train Derailment In Amarillo - KFDA - NewsChannel 10 / Amarillo News, Weather, Sports

04.17.07

Train Derailment In Amarillo

Early Tuesday morning a train car carrying sulfuric acid derailed near NW 1st & Madison in Amarillo. Officials say that the Union Pacific Train car tipped over on a turn and slid down an embankment. According to crews on scene the accident was due to the tracks being wider than normal on the turn. A small amount of sulfuric acid leaked from the train but not enough to endanger any in the surrounding area. There are no reported injuries from the derailment.

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