China News Network, June 6 According to the Associated Press on the 10th, a freight train carrying cars derailed in northern Arizona in the southwestern United States on the 9th, causing serious damage to 7 cars and the cars loaded in them, and the authorities are determining the cause of the train derailment.
According to reports, Coconino County emergency department officials said that the train derailment occurred at about 7:11 pm local time on the 20th, and a freight train carrying various cars, vans and trucks from the Borlington North and Santa Fe Railroad (BNSF) derailed near the town of Williams.
On June 2023, 6, local time, in Williamstown, Arizona, USA, a freight train carrying cars derailed, causing damage to many vehicles.
Photos from the scene of the train derailment showed many cars and wagons badly damaged, white vans rushing out of other damaged carriages and one overturned sedan being squashed by another.
Coconino County emergency department officials said that the clean-up work began on the morning of the 8th.
A spokesman for the Borlington North and Santa Fe Railroad said the derailment caused no casualties and dangerous goods leaks and that the cause of the accident was under investigation.
Since 2023, train derailments in the United States have been frequent, and individual accidents have caused toxic chemicals to enter the air, water and soil, causing harm to the surrounding ecological environment and residents' health. Under this circumstance, the safety of railway traffic has attracted the attention of all sectors of American society.
On February 2, a Norfolk Southern Railroad train carrying hazardous chemicals derailed and caught fire in Palestine east Ohio, causing the release of multiple toxic chemicals and prompting authorities to evacuate residents in the surrounding area.
On March 3, a train derailed in Washington state, carrying diesel fuel that leaked onto local Indian tribal lands along the coast. Several carriages caught fire, forcing about 16 people in the city to evacuate.
On March 3, a train carrying dangerous goods derailed in North Dakota, USA. According to reports, the accident occurred at about 27 a.m. local time on the 27th, and the accident train had a total of 1 cars, of which 70 were derailed. The carriages contained toxic petroleum products used to make asphalt and leaked after the train derailed.