Union Pacific Freight Train Derails Near San Antonio Winery in Lincoln Heights

Investigators are trying to determine what caused a Union Pacific freight train to derail in the Lincoln Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles early Friday morning.

Officials investigate a train derailment in Lincoln Heights on Oct. 13, 2017. (Credit: KTLA)

Officials investigate a train derailment in Lincoln Heights on Oct. 13, 2017. (Credit: KTLA)

The derailment occurred near the San Antonio Winery in the 700 block of South Lamar Street shortly after 4 a.m., Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey stated.

Five cars derailed in the incident, including two automotive transport train cars, Humphrey stated.

Aerial video from Sky5 showed two of the freight train's cars had come completely off the tracks.

The freight train appeared to have been headed in an eastbound direction at the time of the derailment.

No one was injured in the incident and there was no spill or hazmat concern, Humphrey stated.

Metrolink tweeted that service was not impacted, but they would post updates if delays occurred.