Train Derailment Closes Streets in Downtown Kalamazoo

Jul 3, 2018
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KALAMAZOO, MI: On July 3, 2018, at about 06:50 AM, Kalamazoo Public Safety responded to the report of box cars tipped over in the downtown area. Approximately 15 cars have overturned blocking several major intersections in the downtown including Michigan Avenue and Kalamazoo Avenue. Motorists are strongly encouraged to avoid this area as significant delays are expected. The cause of the derailment is unknown at this time and is under investigation. (Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety news release)