DC Train With Hazardous Leak Derails

A CSX freight train has reportedly derailed close to the Rhode Island Avenue Metro station near Washington D.C. on Sunday morning. Upwards of 10 cars derailed and there was a reported leak of hazardous materials. “CSX operations and hazardous materials personnel are working with first responders on the derailment this morning in Washington D.C.,” CSX said in a statement released about 8:45 a.m. “The safety of the community, first responders and CSX’s employees is our highest priority.”