PORT COSTA, Calif. – Fire officials reported that an Amtrak train derailed on Tuesday afternoon near Martinez after colliding with a fallen tree. The incident occurred about half a mile east of Port Costa, and emergency crews were dispatched to the scene around 3 p.m.
Amtrak authorities confirmed that none of the 55 passengers or crew members on board were injured in the accident, and that the train remained in an upright position with all systems functioning properly, ABC 7 reported.
Officials also stated that an alternate track is available, and service will be temporarily limited to a single track through the affected area.
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