Train derailment causes road closure in Ste. Genevieve

Updated: May. 14, 2021 at 11:46 AM CDT
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STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. (KFVS) - Main Street is closed in Ste. Genevieve after six train cars broke loose, traveled several miles down hill and ran into a stationary train near Riverview.

According to Kyle Weiss with the Ste. Genevieve Police Department, it is unknown at this time how the cars got detached, but the police department received a call reporting the incident at around 7:35 p.m. on Thursday, May 13.

The derailed cars were carrying lime.

No injuries and no other damage has been reported.

Main Street will be closed at least until some time Friday.

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