Roads Finally Cleared After Affton Train Derailment
Roads were closed for more than 13 hours.
After being closed for more than 13 hours, Reavis Road and between Tesson Ferry and Mackenzie has reopened to traffic. Fox 2 reports.
See our previous story: Train Derails Near Tesson Ferry, Mackenzie Roads
The area was the scene of a train derailment that happened around 9 p.m. Monday night.
St. Louis County Police sayseveral rail cars had jumped the track. Repair crews worked all night and into the morning to fix the tracks.
The train, the Burlington Northern Santa Fe, was headed northbound and derailed around 8:15 p.m. between a residential area and an industrial area, KMOV reported Monday.