MIDLAND COUNTY, TX - On Thursday morning, Midland County businesses at County Roads 1285 and 127 were getting work done just like every other day.
Until just after 9 a.m., when five rail cars found themselves off the rails and on the road.
"They were loaded at the chemical facility. Union Pacific was taking those cars out to the main railroad line. In the process, these cars came off the tracks and sat down upright right beside the rails," Midland Assistant Fire Marshal, David Hickman, said. Continued