CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header
CBS DFW WEATHER APP: iPhone App Store | Android App Coming Soon | More Information


Union Pacific Train Derails In Tarrant County

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

From Our CBS Music Web Sites

625x352 thrill eng preview Union Pacific Train Derails In Tarrant CountyWin A Trip To Disneyland!

82641739 10 Union Pacific Train Derails In Tarrant CountyHottest Sunbathers Of The Summer

jennifer lopez 770 Union Pacific Train Derails In Tarrant CountyJennifer Lopez's Bathtub Selfie

 alt=The New Wonder Woman

 alt=Musicians Then And Now


VOTE: Best Coaches In American Sports

(credit: CBSDFW.COM)

(credit: CBSDFW.COM)

TARRANT COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) – A Union Pacific train initially believed to be carrying ammonium nitrate derailed early Thursday morning in far Southwest Tarrant County.

Traveling from Tucson to Dallas, two locomotives and seven cars derailed around 5:00 a.m. near the intersection of Aledo Road and Markum Ranch Road in Aledo.

>>Check Traffic<<

According to Union Pacific spokesman Mark Davis, one of the cars was loaded with cement; the other six were empty.

Davis says one of the crew members was injured in the accident and transported to the hospital. His condition is unknown, though his injuries are not believed to be serious.

The car initially believed to be carrying as much as 30,000 pounds of ammonium nitrate was empty.

Authorities are still working to determine the cause of the derailment.

Also Check Out: