The Chicago Tribune has an article HERE about a collision which eventually involved three separate freight trains in Porter County, Indiana. Early reports are incomplete but mention fires, minor injuries to the crew, and many cars derailed.

Three freight trains collided in Porter County, Ind. this afternoon, according to sheriff’s authorities.

The trains crashed at 1:18 p.m. in Porter County, 600 north and 500 east, northeast Valparaiso, according to Porter County Sheriff’s spokeswoman Lynn Williams.

The accident involved a collision, derailment, fire and possible chemical spill, according to officials.

As of 3 p.m. firefighters were still trying to extinguish the subsequent fire that erupted.

WGN TV has a live video feed which can be viewed HERE.