Caught on Video: Explosion of Derailed CSX Cargo Train in Baltimore (2 Videos)

2 videos


A few people on the sidewalk watching what is a pretty big fire from the train derailment. They capture a massive explosion and start running


2 guys driving up on the fire record the explosion and attempt to start backing up the car.

CBS Baltimore(WJZ)–A commercial trash truck and a CSX cargo train collided Tuesday afternoon, derailing the train and rocking the Baltimore region with a huge explosion.

Adam May reports 15 cars were derailed and two caught fire. It happened just after 2 p.m. in the 7500-block of Lake Drive in Rosedale.

The explosion could be heard and felt throughout Baltimore County and even in the city.

The truck driver involved in the collision has been transported to Shock Trauma and is listed in serious but stable condition. According to Franklin Square Hospital, three people have been injured and are in stable condition.