Grain Cars Overturn in UP Derailment in El Paso

There are no injuries reported.

Approximately 13 cars of grain derailed on a Union Pacific train in central El Paso this afternoon, closing an exit of Interstate 10, KFOX-TV reports.

Three of the cars overturned, spilling a load reported to be soybean meal.

No injuries are reported and no hazardous materials are involved, El Paso Fire Department officials told KVIA-TV.

The fire department reported it was responding to the incident shortly after 2 p.m. and released the scene to Union Pacific for investigation and cleanup by 3:35 p.m. The Cotton Street exit of I-10 will remain closed until further notice.