UPDATE: Gum Springs Rd. reopens after train derailment in Longview
POSTED: Sunday, September 8, 2013 - 12:00am
UPDATED: Sunday, September 8, 2013 - 5:21pm
Longview, TX (KETK) — UPDATE: Longview Police tell KETK that Gum Springs has re-opened from East Cotton to North Eastman Road.
ORIGINAL: Longview Police tell KETK, a Union Pacific train has derailed in the area of Gum Springs and East Cotton in Longview.
Two railcars derailed, but there were no injuries reported. Aside from the train, there was nobody else involved in the accident.
Gum Springs Road is closed from Eastman to Cotton while authorities work the scene.
Longview Police and Fire departments will be on traffic control early Sunday morning to direct drivers in the area.
We will update this story as more information becomes available.
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