A Burlington Northern train that derailed in southwest St. Louis city this morning is causing road closures in the area as officials and railroad accident crews figure out what happened and how to clean it up. Fox2 News reports at least a dozen cars are involved in the accident which is at I-44 and Wellington near Arsenal and McCausland. No injuries are reported, but St. Louis policehave closed the road at Ellendale and Wellington and at Wabash and Tholozon in both directions. The closures could last until 6 o'clock this evening. Equipment has been moved into the area to help get the train cars back on the tracks.
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