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Norfolk Southern train derails in Columbus

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Posted at 7:08 AM, Jul 11, 2012
and last updated 2012-07-11 08:56:12-04

A Norfolk Southern train has derailed and exploded in Columbus, Ohio.

Four or five train cars full of chemicals like alcohol and styrene derailed around 2 a.m. Wednesday morning.

They exploded and caught fire. HAZMAT teams are on the scene.

At least two people have been injured, but we don't know how badly.

Police also evacuated homes within a mile of the derailment.

There are no immediate reports of injuries.