Two coal train cars derail near Lindale, GA; engine car hits another train near Rome

Collision causes a diesel fuel leak which has since been contained

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ROME, GA (WDEF) – The Floyd County Police Department reported two coal train cars were off the track in the Rome area early this morning.

This is video and photos from a viewer in the area.

The report explains the derailment happened around 4:15 in the morning.

One of the engines broke loose from that scene and continued toward Rome, colliding with a southbound train behind the Quick Tune and Lube off Riverbend.

That collision caused a diesel fuel leak which has since been contained.

No injuries were reported, and police say there is no environmental or hazmat concerns from the derailment or collision scene.

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