Freight train derails in Blue Island, no injuries reported

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BLUE ISLAND — A freight train derailed near 136th and Chatham in Blue Island, IL Tuesday evening, CSX Transportation confirms. No passengers were on board.

The company said the derailment on their Blue Island Line did not result in any injuries to the crew, and nothing hazardous was on the cars that could affect the surrounding community.

Three cars, which were all empty but had once carried corn syrup or pellets, were affected, according to the company.

The company was working to re-rail the affected cars as of 6 p.m.