TRAIN CRASHES IN PORTER COUNTY
A freight train carrying chemicals has crashed in unicorporated Porter County approximately five miles away from Victory Christian Academy.
The Victory Voice talked to the Porter County Sheriff’s Department and they told us that there is no evacuation order in place at this time and that they cannot release anymore information at this time.
We went on scene and saw dozens of local and state emergencies vehicles. Roads close to the area are blocked off at this time. We will provide continuing coverage on this matter as soon as information is learned.
The Post-Tribune is reporting that the collision happened at approximately 1:30pm and that three trains were involved in the collision. Residents within a half-mile radius have been evacuated. There have been two patients reported to the hospital. No fatalities have been reported.