Submitted by Susan Hardee Steger
Railroad cars have derailed and some have overturned just east of Sadler Road near Bonnieview, according to a passing motorist.
Information submitted to the Fernandina Observer from a passing motorists:
“There was a train derailment this afternoon (Sunday) at about 4:15 along 8th St. just south of Sadler Rd. Looks like 4 cars filled with coal left the tracks, maybe due to the rail bed collapsing.”
On Sunday, August 11 at 9:37 p.m. another motorist reported flood lights in place and a crane on site.
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August 11, 2013 4:05 p.m.