- Associated Press - Friday, August 28, 2015

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - Two freight trains collided in Tacoma around 11 a.m. Friday, causing a fuel leak from punctured engines.

KIRO-TV reports (http://is.gd/AY6YRH ) one person suffered minor injuries.

Tacoma fire officials say about 1,500 gallons of fuel has leaked as a result of the collision and both engines were compromised.

The News Tribune reports (http://is.gd/U4Ozpf ) the trains were heading north on separate tracks and apparently collided while trying to merge.



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