Section of Mass. highway closed after rail tanker cars derail

February 22, 2013, 9:15 am
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(NECN) - Drivers in West Springfield, Mass. should expect large delays along Route 5 Friday morning, hours after a train derailment.

It happened Thursday night. Police say two train tanker cars derailed on an overhead trestle.

No injuries were reported in the accident.

Three streets were evacuated as a precaution while officials complete removal.

The stretch between Memorial Bridge and North End bridge is expected to remain closed throughout Friday morning.

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