AMHERST – A second train has derailed and gone off its tracks in just a few weeks in Ohio. Todays derailment happened in Amherst Ohio around 1:30 pm on Tuesday December 1, 2020.
According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol the derailment happened at SR58 and Middle Ridge road. A total of ten cars were derailed, and none of the cars have hazardous material in need for evacuations. No injuries have been reported.
Norfolk Southern railways train was a mixed-freight train, a similar mix of train cars like the one that happened in Butler just a week ago, that was also a Norfolk Southern train. More info on that one here: http://www.sciotopost.com/road-closed-in-butler-county-after-train-derails-early-tuesday/