On Thursday, a Norfolk Southern train carrying hazardous materials derailed just outside Detroit, Michigan in Van Buren Township.

According to the Van Buren Township Police Department, none of the train cars containing hazardous materials were compromised and the area does not require a hazmat team at this time. However, police have requested that people avoid the area and have shut down nearby roads.

Police also reported that there were no injuries from the derailment.

The cause of this derailment is still being investigated.

The Michigan Department of Environment, GreatLakes, and Energy (EGLE) released a statement on the incident:

“EGLE is aware of the train derailment in Van Buren Township, Wayne County, were initial reports indicate no threat to the public from the derailment. EGLE personnel are on their way to the scene to assist in assessing the situation.”

The derailment comes less than two weeks after a train carrying toxic materials derailed in East Palestine, Ohio causing an ecological disaster.

Earlier this week, another train carrying hazardous materials derailed in Texas after colliding with an 18-wheeler.

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