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Train Derailment in Jackson

JACKSON, Miss.–A train ran off its tracks Tuesday in Jackson.

Luckily no one was hurt according to WAPT after the nine cars were left laying on their sides.

The accident happened around 3:30 p.m. on a bridge where some construction has been ongoing near Gallatin and Monument streets.

The owner of the train Kansas City Southern has a crew in route to the site to get the rail fixed and the cars back upright according to the report.

A call to the Mississippi Department of Safety and the Mississippi Highway Patrol who reported the accident had not been returned at the time publishing the article.

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