VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Officials are investigating after a train was derailed Thursday morning in Van Buren Township.
The first reports of the derailment came before 8:45 a.m. Thursday (Feb. 16) from the train tracks in the area of Huron River Drive between Martinsville and Haggerty roads.
Aerial video showed several train cars off the tracks. The tracks were damaged, and several sets of wheels became disconnected from cars.
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No injuries were reported, and there’s no evidence that hazardous materials were spilled during the crash, officials said.
Haggerty Road has been shut down south of I-94, and Huron River Drive is shut down west of Haggerty Road, according to authorities. The roads are closed in both directions.
Drivers are asked to avoid the area while officials investigate.
You can check out the aerial footage in the video below:
Here are more pictures from the scene: