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Freight train derails in Cicero

CICERO — A freight train derailed in west suburban Cicero Tuesday morning.

Crews were notified at 4:18 a.m. of the derailment on Metra BNSF tracks in the 4700 block of West 26th Street in Cicero, police News Affairs Officer Janel Sedevic said.

No one was hurt, police said.

Traffic was blocked in the area near Ogden Avenue. The derailment was not affecting commuter trains as of 6:30 a.m.

The scene of a derailed freight train at Ogden and 26th Street in Cicero on Tuesday morning. | Brian Jackson / Sun-Times

The scene of a derailed freight train at Ogden and 26th Street in Cicero on Tuesday morning. | Brian Jackson / Sun-Times