Investigators are on the scene of a train derailment this morning after several cars from a CSX train came off the tracks near Princeton.
The train was holding nearly 90 loaded cars, and the derailment cause a propane explosion.
State Police along with Princeton Police and the Gibson County Sherriff’s Department evacuated an area that consists of about 60 to 70 homes.
Due to the accident, the following roads are currently closed to traffic:
- Highway 41 at State road 64
- 100 West
- County Road 350 South
- County Road 300 South
- State Road 168
All evacuees have been taken to the Toyota plant, and employees of the plant are urged to check their fuse app to see how their shifts are affected.
44News was live on the scene this morning to give you the latest updates on the incident.