No Injuries in Train Derailment


Published on October 21 2013 2:21 pm
Last Updated on October 21 2013 2:22 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

Everyone is safe following a train derailment in Bond County.

18 cars derailed near Main Street just west of Smithboro before 6am Monday.  Authorities say it appears no flammable liquids or hazardous materials are leaking.

No word yet on what caused the derailment.  The 59-car CSX train was on its way to East St. Louis from Indiana.

Smithboro is located just east of Greenville.