Train Wreck in Lindale, Georgia on Saturday Morning

A train accident occurring in neighboring Floyd County, Georgia was reported at 4:15 Saturday morning.  The accident, taking place in Lindale hampered traffic all the way from Lindale to Riverbend Center in Rome.  Rome police say two coal cars came off the track near Park Avenue – and one of those engines broke loose and continued towards Rome, colliding with a southbound train off of Riverbend. 

A diesel fuel leak was quickly contained – and there were no other environmental or hazmat concerns, and fortunately no injuries were reported.

(Rome News-Tribune/

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