SEPTA train derails on Market-Frankford Line near Spring Garden

PHILADELPHIA (AP/WTXF) -- Police say no injuries have been reported from that they are calling a "minor" derailment of a commuter train in Philadelphia.

Officials said about 30 people were aboard the train when it derailed on the Market-Frankford line just before 11 a.m. Saturday.

SEPTA spokesman Andrew Busch said the train was approaching the Spring Garden station at what he called "very low" speed when there was some kind of equipment problem. One of the cars partially came off the rails.

He said one person was treated at the scene for heat exhaustion and released. Police called it a "minor train derailment" and said there were no injuries from the derailment and no damage to the train.

By Saturday evening, trains resumed normal service.

Saturday's derailment followed another SEPTA accident just a few days earlier in which a 42-year-old man was struck and killed by a regional rail train.

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