13 rail cars jump train tracks in Gretna

13 rail cars jump train tracks in Gretna
13-rail cars ran off of the tracks in gretna on Friday (May 17) (Source: WVUE)

GRETNA, La. (WVUE) - Thirteen rail cars jumped the tracks in Gretna on Friday afternoon, but city officials said there were no hazardous materials on the train.

Street closures include: Ocean Avenue, Hamilton Street, Wiedman Street, Romain Street, and Richard Street between 4th and 1st Streets. Estimated 48 hours before all conflict is resolved.

Officials said none of the rail cars overturned during the incident. There is no word on what caused the train cars to go off the tracks.

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