6 Years Ago Today: A look back at the CSX Derailment in downtown Lynchburg

CSX Transportation oil train derailed near Ninth and Jefferson streets in downtown Lynchburg, on April 30, 2014.


Nobody was injured - most important thing.

17 oil tankers derailed, sending three cars into the James River.

Massive fire followed, and a large section of downtown was evacuated.

25,000 gallons of crude oil was lost.