|Trains collide in Brazoria County|
|The two trains collided near the Brazoria town of Sweeney. See Photos|
(12/06/01) Two trains collided early Thursday in Brazoria County.
The train collision happened around 6:45 Thursday morning, two miles southwest of Sweeny. A Union Pacific train traveling northbound and a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train traveling southbound on Union Pacific tracks collided.
Four locomotives as well as roughly between 8 and 10 cars derailed near Highway 332 and 524.
The accident was no threat to the surrounding area. |
Hazardous material placards were on some of the cars but those cars were found empty. There are no injuries.
Officials are using Highway 332 as a makeshift command post for some of the police officers and heavy duty trucks that will be arriving.
Get more details on this story today on ABC13 Eyewitness News at 4pm.
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