Amtrak Train Derails Near Seattle [VIDEO]

NBC News reports:

An Amtrak train derailed on Monday morning, blocking southbound lanes of a highway near Tacoma, Washington.

Washington State Department of Transportation tweeted a picture of the derailment at 7:45 a.m. PST, showing what appeared to be a car on its side over a highway lane.

“All SB lanes of I-5 blocked near Mounts Road in Pierce County due to derailed train car. Avoid area!” the tweet said.