Derailed Amtrak Train Blocks Lanes of Interstate 5 in Washington

Several cars from an Amtrak train plunged onto Interstate 5 near Tacoma, Washington, after it derailed on a railway bridge on Monday, December 18.

Amtrak confirmed train 501 was involved in the incident in a tweet and officials from the Washington Department of Transportation warned that all the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 had been closed. The train was the first to run on a new route connecting Seattle and Portland. Credit: Twitter/Rod Barnes via Storyful