Collision Causes Train Derailment In Hempfield Township

 There were no reports of injuries or hazardous materials involved

Rachel Kalas
November 08, 2019 - 7:20 pm

(Photo by Curtis Tate/McClatchy DC/TNS)

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PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - A train derailed in Hempfield Township Friday afternoon involving 20 to 30 cars.

According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the collision occurred along Georges Station Road near the state park, around 3:30 p.m.

A mixed-freight train heading west struck the rear of a Norfolk Southern intermodal train.

 There were no reports of injuries or hazardous materials involved, but hazmat crews were responding as a precaution. 

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