Jefferson Train Derailment closes roadways

A train derailment happened in Jefferson on Saturday afternoon.

Currently Jefferson Police say the following railroad crossings are closed in Jefferson:

Kansas City RXR @Downtown

Austin St.

Lafayette St.

Clarksville St.

Kansas City RXR @Residential

North Alley St.

Martin Luther King Dr.

Please avoid these railroad crossings and take alternative routes. In addition, JPD says it is a criminal offense to trespass on railroad property to include walking on railroad tracks.