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.

Aftermath

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.

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