An Amtrak train derailed Monday after striking a dump truck in Mendon, Missouri, officials said.
There were reports of injuries aboard Train 4 after “several cars derailed,” according to a statement from Amtrak. The train was carrying 243 passengers and traveling from Los Angeles to Chicago.
Mendon is about 115 miles northeast of Kansas City.
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Monday’s derailment marks the second consecutive day an Amtrak train was involved in a serious crash.
Three people were killed and two others injured after an Amtrak train crashed into a vehicle obstructing rail tracks near Brentwood, California, on Sunday, officials said.