Update: Train derailment in Tuscaloosa County

ABC 33/40 | June 16, 2014 | Column by Jeff Wyatt

Update: Those evacuated from this accident are being allowed to return to their homes.

Train derailment near Buhl - photo from Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office Facebook Page

The Tuscaloosa Sheriff's Office has ordered a mandatory evacuation for Sipsey Valley Rd. near 16000 Crosscut Dr. due to a train derailment.

Due to the derailment of cars carrying oil, an evacuation of 1,000 feet from derailment near 16000 Block of Crosscut Dr. and Sipsey Valley Rd. has been ordered due to the threat of fire.


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