Hwy 99 near Goshen reopening following train derailment

February 07 2021 03:30 pm

GOSHEN, California (KSEE/KGPE) – Sections of Highway 99 near Goshen, shut due to a train derailment Monday morning, are reopening to traffic once again, according to the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office.

All southbound lanes reopened at 4:45 p.m. and one northbound lane reopened shortly afterward.

Tulare County Fire said the train cars were loaded with liquid hydrochloric acid and butane.

CHP said the derailment happened just before 6:40 a.m. near Highway 99 and Avenue 328.

Union Pacific Railroad is now in charge of the investigation. The Tulare County Sheriff’s Office, among multiple agencies from across the state, continues to assist with the investigation.

No injuries were reported.

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