Injuries Reported in Train Derailment in Duluth, Georgia


Injuries Reported in Train Derailment in Duluth, Georgia

At least two people were hospitalized after a train carrying hazardous materials derailed in Duluth, Georgia, on June 17, local media reported. A report from local station CBS 46 said the train was involved in a collision with a semi truck. According to CBS 46, at least eight cars from the train derailed, the engineer and conductor were both hospitalized, and the driver of the semi truck was treated at the scene for minor injuries. At least two of the train’s cars were carrying hazardous materials, the Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services (GCFES) said. GCFES advised that a section of Buford Hwy was closed from Pleasant Hill Rd to State Route 120 for cleanup. Credit: Duluth Police Department via Storyful



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