UPDATE: Train derails in Bristol, no injuries reported


Photo: City of Bristol TN via Facebook

BRISTOL, Tenn. (WJHL) — A train derailed Friday afternoon in Bristol.

Norfolk Southern says around 2:30 p.m. a mixed-freight train traveling was west when three cars derailed.

No injuries were reported and no hazardous materials were released according to the railroad.

Norfolk Southern has responded to the scene to clear the tracks.

The City of Bristol, Tennessee says the rail crossing on Industrial Drive is blocked due to the incident.

The City advises anyone needing to access the businesses on the west side of the tracks will have to enter the park from Weaver Pike.

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