Norfolk Southern Train Derails Into Pennsylvania Riverbank, Spilling Fuel, Plastic

A Norfolk Southern freight train derailed Saturday morning into a Pennsylvania riverbank, according to CBS News.

Three rail cars derailed, spilling some diesel fuel and plastic pellets along the Lehigh River near Bethlehem, Norfolk Southern and authorities said, according to CBS News.

“There was a diesel fuel spill into the Lehigh River from the accident and containment booms have been deployed,” Lower Saucon Township Police Chief Thomas Barndt said. “There is also a spill of polypropylene plastic pellets from one of the derailed cars.”