Train derailment causes major structural damage

NUEVO LAREDO, TAMAULIPAS (KGNS) - A train derailment could have easily led to a tragedy in Nuevo Laredo.

According to authorities, three cars came off the track with one of them hitting a home in the San Rafael colonia.

Luckily, no one was home at the time and no injuries were reported.

Officials say there was only structural damage to the roof and a gas line was hit, but that situation was kept under control.

According to preliminary reports, the cause of the accident was due to the conductor failing to control his speed.