RIVERSIDE (CBSLA.com/AP) — Officials say nobody was hurt when a Union Pacific freight train carrying automobiles derailed in Riverside County.
Six loaded train cars went off the track along a curve in the Mira Loma area at around 3:20 a.m. Tuesday, according to railroad spokesman Francisco Castillo. All train cars remained upright.READ MORE: Kings Lose To Flames 3-2, Markstrom Makes 40 Saves
No injuries and no hazardous materials were involved, according to Castillo.
The derailment occurred near Etiwanda Ave. and Van Buren Blvd. within the Mira Loma Auto Facility, Castillo said.READ MORE: Statements From Los Angeles Community College District and California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office
The 53-car train was headed to Mira Loma – which is in the city of Jurupa Valley – from Arlington, Texas.
The cause of the derailment is under investigation, according to Castillo.
Metrolink reported delays on its Riverside line due to the derailment.MORE NEWS: First Case Of Omicron Variant Detected In LA County
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