ST CLAIR COUNTY, IL (KTVI)-A Union-Pacific train derailed early Saturday in Washington Park, IL,. It happened around 5:30am at Forest Boulevard and Kingshighway. The train was at the switcher.
Several cars ended up on their sides, but the Alton Southern Railroad Police Chief call the incident "very minor". The scene was expected to be cleared quickly.
There were no injuries and no hazardous materials were being transported by that train.