Officials say around three dozen people suffered minor injuries when a Long Island Rail Road train either hit something or derailed as it arrived at a New York City terminal. Online images Wednesday show the train at a slight angle in its track bed in the busy Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn.
Passengers told TV news crews on the scene that there was a loud bang and a jolt that sent some people flying. Some people were carried away on stretchers. Others were sitting outside the train holding ice packs to their heads.
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Reports from the scene said some people were bleeding from cuts. Railroad officials said they had no immediate information on the cause of the accident, which happened at around 8:20 a.m. Wednesday.