Train Derails In Woodhaven

WOODHAVEN (WWJ) – No injuries were reported in a train derailment in Woodhaven, that caused some problems for drivers in the afternoon commute.

Reporting from above the scene in Chopper 950, WWJ’s Lance Howard said a couple of cars are off the tracks and, as a result.

Van Horn was completely blocked, both east and westbound, between 1-75 and Allen Road.  Vreeland between Telegraph Road and Peters was also closed.

Police said they could not estimate a time when those streets would reopen.

The train belongs to Canadian National Railways.  There was no immediate word on what caused the derailment.

For the latest, stay with WWJ Newsradio 950 for Traffic and Weather, every 10 minutes on the 8s.  For more from the road, visit our traffic page.


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