17 train cars derail in Randolph, Missouri

(Clay County Sheriff's Office)

The authorities were dealing with a large train derailment on Saturday night.

It happened near Randolph Road at Underground Road, which is near Ameristar Casino, in Randolph, Missouri.

The Clay County Sheriff's Office posted about the incident at 11:30 p.m.

No one was injured, but 17 train cars were derailed.

A hazardous materials crew was involved and contained the situation.

They were still cleaning in the afternoon on Sunday

Around 5 p.m., the sheriff's office said that Highway 210 was open and that road crews were installing tracks in the area where the derailment happened.

They said that crossing at the location could take days to complete. It is the crossing that lets traffic on Randolph Road to Birmingham road.

They noted that the casino was still accessible via Highway 210 and Ameristar Drive.

One crewmember told KCTV5 News in the afternoon that they expected the mess from the crash, in general, to be cleaned up by midnight.

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Randolph Rd at Underground Rd near Ameristar Casino CLOSED due to train derailment. No injuries reported, 17 cars reported derailed, and Hazmat contained. No ETA for roadway to reopen at this time. pic.twitter.com/JejMeIuZHN— Clay County Sheriff (@SheriffClayCo) March 25, 2018


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