Freight Train Derails in Lake Forest

A Union Pacific freight train derailed early Wednesday morning,  March 15, near Route 41 and Deerpath in Lake Forest, according to Lake Forest Police.

When police and Lake Forest Fire Department firefighters arrived at the scene at 3:10 a.m., they found that about ten cars were derailed. No one was injured.  Hazardous materials teams from Lake County and McHenry County were called to the scene as a precaution.  No hazardous materials were found leaking in any cars.

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