12-17-2008, 11:28 AM #1
Trains Collide, Crash Into Miss. River
Dozens Of Train Cars Derail
Wednesday, December 17, 2008 – updated: 10:17 am EST December 17, 2008
A derailment involving two trains in southeastern Minnesota has sent two people to the hospital, railroad cars into the Mississippi River and caused some to evacuate because of a propane leak.
La Crescent, Minn., Fire Chief Bernie Buehler said the accident happened about 5:30 a.m. Wednesday near the Interstate 90 exit at Dresbach.