Train Derailment in Sioux City

Train traffic was held up briefly in Sioux City today. A BNSF train carrying concrete products had a minor derailment near 18th street and Lewis Boulevard shortly after 1 this afternoon. Three of the train cars came off the tracks, but all three remained upright and none of the cargo was spilled. A BNSF spokesperson says traffic through the area is stopped while the train cars are put back on the tracks.