Metro train derails outside Silver Spring station, authorities say

Montgomery County fire officials say there were no injuries after a Metro train jumped the tracks Tuesday outside of the Silver Spring station.

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According to tweets from Montgomery County Fire and EMS Spokesperson Pete Piringer, the train derailed around 11:30 a.m. near the 8400 block of Colesville Road near East West Highway.

Rail traffic was delayed in the area. The cause of the derailment is still under investigation.