Cleanup underway after train derailment

Police say Kirkpatrick is going to be closed near the North Loop for several hours.

August 15, 2012 5:05:22 AM PDT
A train derailment has a major street closed on Houston's northeast side.

It happened overnight off the tracks near the North Loop and Kirkpatrick.

Crews on scene said three cars of the train went off the tracks and ended up on their sides. They don't contain anything hazardous but it will take several hours to clean up the mess.

That section of Kirkpatrick will remain closed until that's done.

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