WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA) — Metro confirms to 9NEWS NOW there has been a derailment of a six-car train near the Farragut North station in Northwest.
The train, on the Red Line, was headed in the direction of Shady Grove Metrorail.
Metro officials and DC Fire and EMS are investigating the incident which occured at 10:13a.m.
Authorities are at the scene trying to get passengers off the train. There is no word on injuries.
A preliminary report from Metro says the front wheels of lead car came off the tracks.