Train derailment redirects traffic near 11th Street

Nine railcars came off the track during an overnight derailment near 11th Street in Augusta.
Published: Feb. 1, 2023 at 7:58 AM EST
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is assisting CSX Railroad near 11th Street and Walton Way where nine railcars derailed on Wednesday morning.

According to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, no injuries were reported.

Crews of workers and large equipment are being brought in for cleanup and recovery.

By 11:25 a.m. Wednesday, the intersection of 11th Street and Walton Way had reopened to traffic, but 11th Street and Fenwick still had some issues.