Hwy. 148 open again after minor train car derailment in Zeigler, IL

Hwy. 148 open again after minor train car derailment in Zeigler, IL

ZEIGLER, IL (KFVS) - Sheriff's department officials said state Highway 148 in Zeigler, Illinois has been reopened after a minor train derailment in Franklin County, Illinois.

It happened sometime on Sunday, April 8. Emergency management officials say there is no danger to the public.

One train car came off the tracks that was carrying a non-hazardous load.

Local law enforcement is on site.

Southbound traffic can re-route to Church Street. Use caution in the area.

The sheriff's office said the closure could be in effect until the early morning hours.

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