today's news is a train crash

The Houston Chronicle reports that “A train engine crashed into a bus loaded with contract workers at Shell Oil Co.’s Deer Park plant today, sending 29 people to area hospitals with unspecified injuries, officials said.”

Where was the bus going? “The workers on the bus — just a few dozen of the 3,000 contract workers Shell officials said are involved in maintenance and updating work at the huge plant — were being transported to workplaces from satellite parking areas when the crash occurred, Oberton said.”

The good news is that the “accident did not cause any releases of chemicals or oil products.”

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