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Train derails in Lincoln Heights

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A Union Pacific freight train with five cars derailed this morning in the Lincoln Heights area of Los Angeles.
(Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)

Five Union Pacific rail cars derailed early Friday morning in Lincoln Heights, authorities said.

Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to the derailment near 740 S. Lamar St., but all freight train cars remained upright and there were no injuries, no fire and no products or hazardous materials spilled, said L.A. City Fire spokeswoman Amy Bastman.

As of around 5 a.m. Monday morning, there were no Metrolink delays because of the incident.

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Reach Sonali Kohli at Sonali.Kohli@latimes.com or on Twitter @Sonali_Kohli.


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