Freight Train Derails in Arizona, Toppling Cars

By The Associated Press
The Associated Press
The Associated Press
February 22, 2022Updated: February 22, 2022

A number of cars have derailed from a freight train in Coolidge, Arizona, with some of the cars falling down an embankment near the tracks.

According to Phoenix television station KPNX, the Union Pacific Railroad said 20 cars derailed shortly before noon.

No injuries were reported.

Several roads were reported closed in the area, which is southeast of Phoenix.

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