Train derails in downtown Tulsa, blocks traffic


TULSA, Okla. - Quick Facts:

  • A train derailed near Archer and Greenwood, blocking traffic
  • Elgin was also blocked, but it later reopened. 
  • The derailment happened just after 9 a.m. Tuesday. 
  • 3 cars came off the tracks; officers do not know if anyone was injured
  • The rail bent and it could take a long time to fix
  • Sand spilled from the cars, but nothing hazardous has spilled

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