Thursday, July 5, 2012
Freight train derails and collapses bridge in Chicago area (includes video link)
A freight train carrying coal derailed on Union Pacific tracks in the Chicago suburbs by the Northbrook-Glenview border.
Witnesses reported the collapse of a bridge overpass as a result of the accident.
A Union Pacific representative reported the derailment happened at 1:45 p.m. as the train was on the way from Wyoming to a utility plant in Wisconsin.
For more of the Chicago Tribune story: articles.chicagotribune.com
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