Train Carrying BMWs Derails in South Carolina; Damages 97 Cars

December 7, 2016

Authorities say a train carrying BMWs from an automaking plant in South Carolina derailed on Sunday and that 97 of the vehicles were damaged.

Multiple media organizations report that the train carrying nearly 100 cars was on its way to Charleston from BMW’s plant in Greer when it derailed Sunday afternoon near the state capital, Columbia.

Officials say no one was hurt but two locomotives were damaged along with the cars.

Topics South Carolina

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