17 Train Cars Derail Near Coaling, Spilling Vegetable Oil
A train derailed near Coaling in West Alabama Saturday afternoon, tossing 17 cars off the train tracks. The Tuscaloosa Fire and Rescue Service reported that multiple agencies were called to the scene of the derailment near Dudley road just after 4:56 p.m. Saturday, July 18th. One car had been breached, and an undetermined amount of vegetable oil was spilled as a result. No injuries were reported, and Norfolk Railroad's Hazardous Materials Team will work with other contractors to clean the site.