Ohio residents sheltered in place after another train derailment


Ohio residents have been ordered to shelter in place after another North Suffolk train derailed Saturday.

The 212-car train derailed on Ohio 41 near Springfield’s Prime Ohio Business Park around 5 p.m. Clark County Emergency Management said.

About 20 coaches of the train derailed while it was passing through the city.

A North Suffolk train derailed Saturday in Springfield, Ohio.

A spokeswoman confirmed with the Post that North Suffolk — the same railway company involved in the tragic East Palestine derailment that contaminated 1.1 million gallons of water and 15,000 pounds of soil — was operating the derailed train.

“There are no hazardous materials involved and no injuries have been reported,” the company said.

However, hazmat crews were seen at the scene, WHIO reported.

A derailed train is lying next to the water.
A team of hazmat crews reportedly rushed to the spot.

Saturday’s accident happened about 300 miles southeast of East Palestine, where residents have been falling ill from toxins released over the past month.

Residents within 1,000 feet of the derailment are told to stay indoors “with an abundance of caution.”

Officials reported several downed power lines, leaving 500 Springfield customers without power. According to the first energy.

A derailed train is lying next to the water.
No one was reported injured in the accident.

Several roads were closed near the accident.

Clark County did not immediately respond to The Post’s request for comment.

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