Ohio residents sheltered in place after another train derailment

Ohio residents have been ordered to shelter in place Saturday after another Northern Suffolk train ran off the tracks.

The 212-car train derailed at Ohio 41 near the Prime Ohio Business Park in Springfield around 5 p.m., the Clark County Emergency Management said.

About 20 of the train’s box cars toppled off the tracks while it was traveling through the city.

A spokesperson confirmed with The Post that Northern Suffolk — the same railway company involved in the tragic East Palestine derailment that contaminated 1.1 million gallons of water and 15,000 pounds of soil — was operating the derailed train.

“No hazardous materials are involved and there have been no reported injuries,” the company said.

However, hazmat crews were spotted at the scene, WHIO reported.

The Saturday crash took place roughly 300 miles southeast of East Palestine, where residents are growing sick from toxins spilled last month.

Derailed train lies next to water.
Hazmat crews reportedly arrived to the scene. No injuries were reported in the crash.

Residents within 1,000 feet of the derailment have been asked to remain indoors “out of an abundance of caution.”

Officials reported multiple downed power lines, leaving as many as 500 Springfield customers without power, according to First Energy.

Multiple roadways near the accident were shut down.

Clark County did not immediately respond to The Post’s request for comment.