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Freight train derails in Spring Grove

A freight train derailed Tuesday morning at Blivin Street and Hatchery Road in Spring Grove.
A freight train derailed Tuesday morning at Blivin Street and Hatchery Road in Spring Grove.

A freight train derailed Tuesday morning at Blivin Street and Hatchery Road in Spring Grove.

Spring Grove Police Chief Thomas Sanders said 13 empty freight cars derailed about 2:15 a.m. He said no one was injured, and cranes still were at the scene about 12:20 p.m. to help crews move the damaged cars.

As crews worked to remedy the situation, the McHenry County Sheriff's Office warned drivers to avoid Route 12 near Blivin Street.

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