NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Multiple crews are on scene after a train car derailment in Madison early Saturday morning.
The incident happened around 2:30 a.m. on the 200 block of Freda Villa near Wellington Drive.
According to Nashville Fire, a locomotive with multiple cars tried to pass an idle train car behind the homes on Freda Villa. While the locomotive successfully passed, the cars attached to it did not, causing a collision with the idle car.
Eight train cars were derailed as a result. One of the cars crashed into an empty storage building.
A sealed tanker carrying ethanol landed in a resident's yard. Those who live in the immediate area are evacuating until there is no danger of the flammable material.
CSX has taken over the scene from NFD.
No injuries were reported.