Train Derailment in Baton Rouge Causes Traffic Headaches

Photo Credit:  WBRZ, Baton Rouge
Photo Credit: WBRZ, Baton Rouge

A train derailment in Baton Rouge is causing traffic delays for drivers trying to get around the city. It happened around 9:30 this morning.

The Baton Rouge Fire Department says none of the seven cars that derailed are leaking any chemicals. No one was hurt.

The derailment ripped some of the tracks out of the ground. The train was headed from Baton Rouge to Jackson, Mississippi.

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