No Injuries Reported After Multi-Car Train Derailment Near Indianapolis

Six train cars derailed near a railyard in the town of Avon, Indiana – about five miles from Indianapolis – on Tuesday, January 18, causing a small fire along with lube oil and diesel fuel leaks, WRTV reported.

No injuries were reported and there was no threat to the population, the Wayne Township Fire Department wrote in a caption. Freight transportation company CSX said there was no safety risk to the public and no impacts on waterways, according to WRTV.

Drone footage filmed by the Wayne Township Fire Department shows firefighters and officials on the scene, where toppled train cars covered tracks.

CSX said the cause of the derailment is still under investigation, according to WRTV. Credit: Wayne Township Fire Department via Storyful