CADDO PARISH, Louisiana – Caddo Parish Sheriff’s deputies are currently at the scene of a train derailment that occurred in Rodessa, according to reports by KTAL/KMSS.
The CPSO was alerted to the incident at approximately 6 a.m., prompting a swift response from deputies to the KCS derailment site situated on the north end of Caddo Parish.
Caddo Fire District 8 also swiftly arrived at the scene and has confirmed that no injuries have been reported, and there are no hazardous materials spilled as a consequence of the derailment.
While all lanes on Highway 1 north remain open, motorists are urged to exercise caution when passing through the area, as CPSO deputies are actively engaged in traffic management. A road closure has been reported at the Standard Oil Road railroad crossing.
Please note that this is an ongoing development, and we will continue to provide updates as further information becomes available.
Story originally reported by Marlon Lacen for KTAL/KMSS